January 13th, 2013 - 08:51 PM
1 cup coke
½ cup buttermilk
1 cup butter, softened
1-3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all- purpose flour
¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
Peanut Butter Frosting
¼ cup butter
¾ cup milk
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 16 oz. package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped honey-roasted peanuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine coke and buttermilk – set aside.
Beat butter at low speed with electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat at low speed
Combine flour, cocoa and soda in separate bowl. Add to butter mixture alternately with cola mixture – beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition. Pour batter into lightly greased 13 x 9 pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted to the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and whisk in
Peanut butter until smooth. Gradually whisk in sugar** until smooth; remove from heat and whisk in vanilla. Use immediately. Pour frosting
Over warm cake. Top off frosting with 1 cup chopped honey roasted peanuts.
** I sift my powdered sugar to make sure I get the big lumps out.