Thursday, July 2

Ryan's B-day

Ryan's B-day 09 05, originally uploaded by kendraplumberg.

Cute pic of Lisa & Her Kiddos :)

This cake was homemade and super yummy here is the recipe copied from Lisa's blog... if you like Reese's try it out!

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake

This was our first Home-Made cake.We all enjoyed it for Ryan's birthday. Thought I would share a new family favorite!

Prep: 25 minutes Bake: 30 minutes Cool: 2 hours Oven: 375

1/2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/4 c peanut butter
3 tbsp butter or margarine
1/4 c semi-sweet chocolate pieces
2 c all purpose flour
1 c packed brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tbsp salt
1 c milk
1/2 c peanut butter
2 eggs
1/4 c butter or margarine, softened
1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate pieces

1. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 13x9x2 baking pan. Set pan aside.
2. For topping, in small bowl, stir together the 1/2 cup flour and the 1/2 c brown sugar. Using a pastry blender cut in the 1/4 c peanut butter, 3 tbsp butter and 1/4 chocolate till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
3. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the 2 c flour, the 1 c brown sugar, baking powder, soda and salt. Add milk, the 1/2 c peanut butter, eggs, and the 1/2 c butter. Beat with an electric mixer on slow speed till combined. Beat on medium to high speed for 3 mins scraping bowl frequently. Add 1/2 c chocolate after you have beaten well.
4. Spoon batter into the prepared pan spreading evenly. Sprinkle with topping mixture. Bake in a 375 oven about 30 mins or until a wooden toothpick come out clean. Serve warm or cool thoroughly on a wire rack.
Makes 16 serving
Nutrition Facts per serving: 297 cal, 14 g total fat (5 gram sat. fat)

Recipe from Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book

**changes--I do not have a pastry blender so I simply used a spoon and mixer on low. I used a glass baking dish and served from it! I prefer self-rising flour so I omitted soda, powder and salt. I do not own a wire rack so it cooled in the dish!

Ryan's B-day 09 16, originally uploaded by kendraplumberg.

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