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Cake Decorating with Donna
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Donna Bolton - Caterer and Owner


"A Child's Dream"
Peanutbutter Cake

The Cake
Ingredients:
1)   2 cups All-Purpose Flour
2)   4 tsp. Baking Powder
3)   1/2 tsp. Salt
4)   1 1/2 cups Sugar
5)   1/2 cup Butter - softened
6)   1 cup Milk
7)   1 tsp. Vanilla
8)   3 Eggs
9)   1/4 cup Peanutbutter

Preparation:
1)   Preheat an oven to 350 degrees.
2)   Cream butter and sugar.
3)   Mix flour, baking powder and salt together.
4)   Mix milk, vanilla and beaten eggs together.
5)   Add flour mixture and milk mixture into butter in thirds.
6)   Pour into a greased and floured pans 1/2 full.
7)   Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

The Icing
Ingredients:
1)   2 lbs. of Confectioners Sugar
2)   1/2 cup Crisco
3)   1 tsp. Salt
4)   1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract (clear)
5)   1/2 tsp. Butter extract
6)   2 tbs. Peanutbutter

Preparation:
1)   Mix all the ingredients together (except the peanutbutter) and heat on medium until
       light and fluffy.  Then add the peanutbutter.  Mix until combined.
2)   Place 2 cups peanuts or pecans (or any of your favorite nuts) in a food processor.
       Pulse until fine.  This is what you will garnish on the side of the cake.
3)   Take tip 2D and fit into a coupler.  Then add the icing.  Pipe in stars around the upper
        border.
4)   Shave about 1 cup of a good milk chocolate and a 1/4 cup of a good dark chocolate and
       garnish the top of the cake with shavings.



A slice of the Peanutbutter Cake



Good Eating!!!