Almost Tasty Cake

Peanut Butter Snack Cakes


2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup milk
4 eggs — beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
12 ounces
Hershey’s milk chocolate chips (store brands do NOT melt to the same consistency)

8 ounces peanut butter
2 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar

Combine the first four ingredients. Add the butter and mix. Slowly add the milk and eggs until blended. In a separate bowl, combine peanut butter and confectioners sugar.

Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a small jelly roll pan.

Pour batter into pan. Bake for approximately 20 minutes. When done, spread the cake with peanut butter while the cake is still hot. Melt chocolate chips and spread on top. Score the chocolate top while it is still soft, then chill and cut into pieces. You can also cut the cake into squares first and then dip each square into the melted chocolate.

This recipe for Peanut Butter Kakes serves/makes 12.

Wendy Norato, Edison NJ (1990)