Dairy Free Peanut Butter Cake

pbDo you have a peanut butter lover in the family? I do. My step-dad loves everything peanut butter and this is his favorite cake. And I love the frosting so much I also use it with banana cake and chocolate cake…

 

 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup peanut butter

2 cups brown sugar

6 eggs

3/4 cup soy or almond milk

1 1/2 cups softened dairy free margarine

2 tsp. vanilla

1 jar grape jelly

Grease and flour 2 9-in. round cake pans. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. In large bowl, mix peanut butter, butter, and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Add milk and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Use a toothpick to check for doneness. Cool. Spread jelly between stacked layers, then top with peanut butter frosting.

Frosting:

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup dairy free margarine

2 cups confectioner’s sugar

5-6 T. soy or almond milk

1 tsp. vanilla

In large bowl, mix peanut butter and butter until light and fluffy. Alternate adding milk and sugar until frosting is of spreading consistency. Add vanilla.

 

 

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