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Friday, October 26, 2007
Favorite Ingredients Friday

It's been a crazy couple of weeks, but we're getting back on track. One of us has been sick each of the last three weekends. We're doing something fun this weekend even if it kills us. Ha!

This is a Paula Deen recipe that I've made twice. The first time we thought it was very good, but the icing was a little thin in areas. The second time I doubled the icing recipe. It was awesome. Most people would probably say that it only needed 50% more icing, not 100%, but those people would not be true chocoholics, now would they?

Paula Deen's Peanut Butter Cake

1. 1 cup all-purpose flour
2. 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
3. 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
4. 1 teaspoon salt
5. 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
6. Peanut butter (at least 1/2 cup; if using more, decrease shortening by an equal amount)
7. 3/4 cup shortening
8. 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
10. 3 eggs

1. 2 cups confectioners' sugar
3. 2 tablespoons cocoa
4. 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
5. 1/3 cup heavy cream
6. 1/2 cup peanuts, salted
7. 2 cap-fulls vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F if baking with a metal dish; 325 degrees F if using a glass dish.

Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together. Add graham cracker crumbs, peanut butter, shortening, milk, and vanilla. Beat mixture with electric mixer on low until moistened, and then beat on medium for 2 minutes. Add eggs and beat for 1 minute. Bake in greased 9-inch by 13-inch pan for 30 to 35 minutes. Do not remove from pan to cool.

For the frosting: mix all of the ingredients together. Pour into a saucepan and bring mixture to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Cool slightly. With a wooden spoon handle, poke a few holes in the cake, and then pour the warm frosting over it.

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Past FIF recipes:
Eye of Round Roast
Mozzarella & Tomato Sandwich
Marcia's Taco Soup
Chicken Parmesan Casserole
Cajun Baked Catfish
Jim's Snickers Pancake
Crawfish Monica
Grilled Meats and Vegetables over Saffron Orzo
Crockpot Red Beans
Better Than Almost Anything Cake
Fruity Sangria
Outrageous Brownies
Enchiladas de Pollo
Catalina Chicken
Croissant French Toast
Corned Beef
Sloppy Joe, Mac 'n Cheese Casserole
Shredded Chicken
Baked Bean & Burger Casserole
Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
Crab Rangoon
Sausage con Queso and Ro-tel Cheese Dip
Blueberry Multigrain Coffeecake
Banana Bread
Bananas Foster
Old-Time Beef Stew
White Chocolate Snack Mix
Gorilla Bread
Ginger Shrimp
Roast Chicken
Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Soup
Shrimp Mold
Pasta Puttanesca
Pork Milanese
Pumpkin Dip
Oven-fried Chicken
Best Bundt Cake Ever
Hot Dog Casserole
Chicken & Rice
Peanut Butter Fudge
Omelets in a Bag
Shrimp Boil
Apple Cheese
Pulled Pork BBQ

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Blogger Carey said...

Im all for peanut butter cakes. Sounds delicious.

Blogger Sandra said...

Sounds wonderful, love peanut butter cakes :)

Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

Oh wow! Now this sounds truly scrumpdilyumptious! A must try for sure!

I pray you all have a wonderful weekend! God Bless!


Blogger ChupieandJ'smama said...

I gained 10 pounds just reading that recipe! Oh it sounds just too good. Thanks for sharing :)

Blogger Kim Davis said...

Ya just gotta love Paula Dean - Yum!!

Blogger Renee's Ramblings said...

This sounds delicious!! Thanks for posting and for stopping by my blog. I'm drooling just reading the recipe-LOL!


Oh my! That sounds delish. I will be making that soon.

Anonymous Eleisia said...

Delicious! Peanut butter and chocolate! I'm a chocholic too!

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