Cake Mix Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Maybe you remember Texas sheet cakes brought to picnics? I have always had white or chocolate, you may have seen my post of those in the past. Since our family is a huge peanut butter lover, I decided to attempt this one I found in our Blessed Sacrament Church cookbook from the 1970's.  It was pretty darn tasty, can't believe I never tried it before.  Peanut butter cake tends to be a little dry, so be sure and watch you don't over bake this one and follow the package instructions.
 (psst no one will know you used a cake mix, I just love easy recipes.)

Cake Mix Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake Recipe

1 box yellow cake mix
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/2 evaporated milk or buttermilk

Mix to the package directions with adding only the ingredients above and bake as directed on box using a brownie pan instead of 13x9.
Completely cool.

Peanut Butter Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 to 1/2 cup milk or more(I like to use heavy cream instead) add slowly until still flowing but somewhat thick consistency.

Beat until smooth and creamy. Spread over cooled sheet cake.

If you still prefer the chocolate or vanilla ones click here
+claudia lamascolo  Author

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