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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Peanut Butter Sheet Cake...

Last week I posted this on Facebook:" We had the most unhealthy lunch today.  We had cubed steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, and peanut butter sheet cake." 

A couple people inquired about the Peanut Butter Sheet cake and I told them I would post it on my blog.  I have a ton of other recipes to share, but bumped this one up on the list since their seemed to be an interest in it.  It is by no means nutritious or fat free and I'm okay with that!  It has tons of butter and powdered sugar in it.  Yum!

I found the recipe on Pinterest, but it originated from Tasty Kitchen.

Mix the sugar, baking soda, flour and salt.  (That cute little hand stirring just makes this recipe that much sweeter!)...

 My little helper decided that the beater was easier to stir with....
In a pan, bring water, butter, and peanut butter to a boil. 
Add to the flour mixture then add milk, eggs, and vanilla. 
Mix well then add to a jelly roll pan or large cookie sheet.  I guess I forgot to photograph this step!

Bake the cake and let cool.

Once the cake is cool, make the icing!!!!!!!!!!

In a pan bring the butter, peanut butter and milk to a boil.   
Reduce the heat and add the powdered sugar.

Spread on top of cooled cake. 
Tip:  While pouring the icing, try to distribute as evenly as possible because the icing thickens quickly which makes it harder to spread.  I also added a smidge more milk to the icing (maybe another tablespoon) because it seemed a bit too thick for my liking!


Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

2 C. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
2 C. flour
1 tsp. salt
2 sticks butter
1 C. water
1 C. peanut butter
1/2 C. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs


1 stick butter
1/2 C. peanut butter
6 tsp. milk (additional if icing seems to thick add tsp. at a time)
1 lb. powdered sugar

Combine sugar, baking soda, salt , and flour and set aside.
In a sauce pan, bring butter, water and peanut butter and bring to a boil.
Pour over flour mixture.
Add eggs, vanilla, and milk.
Mix well.
Pour in jelly roll pan or large cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes.

Icing: Bring butter, peanut butter and milk to a boil.   Reduce heat and add powdered sugar.  If icing seems to thick add more milk by the teaspoon.
Pour icing evenly over cooled cake.



  1. ohhh wee I bet that is good..I love peanut butter...

  2. That looks so good! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I am in no way a PB fan. The "worst" thing to come out of our Christmas cookie bake off were the PB cookies with a Hershey Kiss smashed into the top of them. Well, apparently those are the "Favorite Cookie" of everyone and their uncle, except for me that is. This would be a nice surprise for my guys... and I could sneak out for something chocolatey and gooey! :)

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