Peanut butter is tasty and filled with healthy nutrients which makes them a better choice to add it in a pound cake recipe which will double the goodness of peanut butter.
This peanut butter pound cake is not like other pound cakes. It is a healthier option to eat to fulfill your cravings and better than many other pound cakes.
This recipe will be also a healthier option for the children who love to eat pound cakes and pastries.
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So let’s start the recipe for peanut butter pound cake
Ingredients for cake:
Butter: 1 cup (2 sticks)
Granulated sugar: 1 cup
Packed brown sugar: 1 cup
Peanut butter: 1/2 cup
Large eggs: 4
Pure vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon
All-purpose dough (Maida): 3 cup
Baking powder: 2 teaspoons
Milk: 1 cup
Mini chocolate chips: 1 cup
Peanut butter chocolate chips: 1 cup
Ingredients for a spread on the cake:
Powdered sugar: 2 1/2 cup
Milk: 5 tablespoons
Peanut butter: 1/4 cup
Pure vanilla extract: 1/2 teaspoon
Mini chocolate chips: 1/4 cup
How to make it?
Beat the butter and sugars until they are light and fluffy, use a hand mixer (or a stand mixer bowl) in a large bowl.
Add peanut butter and add one egg at one time, blend after each ingredient added, add vanilla and mix it to the mixture.
In another large bowl mix 3 cups flour and baking powder together.
Add half the amount of dry ingredients for wet mixture, until combined.
Pour in milk and mix until it is fully incorporated, then add remaining dry ingredients and blend until combined.
Add chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and the remaining large spoon flour together in a small bowl, then pour it into the batter.
Now put the batter in the prepared cake pan preheated to 350° with a cooking spray.
Bake until a toothpick is inserted in the middle of the cake, it becomes clear in approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Allow the pan to cool in 10 minutes than invert it on a cold rack to cool completely.
Spread on the cake:
Powder sugar, milk, peanut butter, and vanilla together blend it and pour on the cold peanut butter pound cake and top with mini chocolate chips.