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April 1, 2014

The lovability factor


ENID, Okla. — Show just how lovable you are by cooking something special for your loved ones. This sheet cake was shared with me by a friend in Pawnee, who got it from a friend.

Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1⁄2 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 cup cooking oil
  • 11⁄2 sticks butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1⁄2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs

Mix flour, sugar, soda, and salt in large bowl. In saucepan, combine oil, butter, peanut butter, and water. Bring to a boil and pour over dry ingredients. Add buttermilk, vanilla and eggs.

Mix well and pour into 12-by-18-inch sheet cake pan. Bake in 350-degree oven for 25-30 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the frosting.

Frosting for Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

  • 1⁄2 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
  • 1⁄3 cup milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (I use chopped peanuts)
  • 1 pound powdered sugar

In saucepan, combine the peanut butter, milk, and butter. Bring to a boil. Add nuts, vanilla and powdered sugar. Frost top of warm cake after removing it from the oven. Cool.

Send your comments to: Peggy Goodrich, Food For Thought, P.O. Box 1192, Enid, OK 73702.

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