Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

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Our local candy store Gardners is famous for there Peanut butter meltaway candy.

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Cook time: 55 Min Prep time: 30 Min Serves: 16

Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake



  • 3 c all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 c water


  • 3/4 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 c peanut butter (you can use more if you want)


  • 1/2 c butter
  • 1/4 c cocoa
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 6 Tbsp sour milk (you can sour the milk by adding 1/2 tsp of vinegar to the milk)
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions :

1. Combine the cake ingredients and bake in a 9×13 pan in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.

2. Cool completely

3. Mix together peanut butter and 3/4 tsp of cooking oil. Spread this mixture on top of cooled cake. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

4. Heat in a saucepan 1/4 cup of cocoa, powdered sugar, sour milk, butter, and vanilla.(you can sour the milk with vinegar, add about a half a tsp of vinegar to the milk and it should thicken you may need a dab more) Mix this until smooth and comes to a boil. Let cool for a few minutes… Pour and spread over the peanut butter layer. Cool and keep refrigerated.

Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

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