Nutter Butter Cake






P.s. everyone who had it who doesn’t like peanut butter (me included) could NOT get enough of this stuff. Go on now ๐Ÿ˜‰

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for the cakeย 

  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

for the frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (or more for a more savory taste)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup peanut powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. heavy cream

for assemblyย 

  • 20 nutter butter cookies

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for the cakeย 

  • Preheat oven to 350ยฐF.
  • Butter and flour three 6in. cake pans.
  • Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda in a mixing bowl & set aside.
  • In a sauce pan, melt together butter, oil & milk.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the buttermilk, eggs & vanilla extract.
  • Once the butter mixture is melted, mix into the flour mixture & beat till combined.
  • Slowly pour in the egg moisture & mix just till combined.
  • Pour into prepared pans & bake for 45-50 mins, or until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean.

for the frostingย 

  • In a medium bowl, beat the unsalted butter, salt & peanut butter together till fluffy.
  • Sift in the peanut powder & powdered sugar then beat to combine.
  • If the frosting is too thick for your liking, add in 1 tbsp. of heavy cream at a time till desired consistency.

for assemblyย 

  • Crush all but 5 cookies in a Ziploc bag.
  • Put one layer of the cooled cake on a cake board & frost with 1/2 cup frosting.
  • Repeat with the next layer.
  • For the last layer, turn the cake upside down before placing on so that you have a flat top.
  • Frost the rest of the cake, saving a bit of the frosting for piping if desired.
  • Pipe swirls on top of the frosted cake & add a cookie to every other swirl.
  • Gently add cookie crumbs to the side of the cake starting from the bottom.
  • Add remaining crumbs to the top of the cake. Enjoy!

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