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Rabbit Hill Inn Peanut Butter Coffee Cake Recipe

Peanut-ButterThis delicious peanut butter coffee cake often appears on our breakfast buffet.  By popular request, Pastry Chef Phyllis is sharing the recipe. If you wish, you can also add chopped nuts to the recipe below.  By the way…  this basic coffee cake recipe and streusel topping recipe are real keepers!  Using this as your basic cake, the flavor options are endless.

… special shout out to Martin & Amy from St. Louis Park, MN who really enjoyed this cake during their visit.   ;-)

Rabbit Hill Inn Peanut Butter Coffee Cake Recipe    Yield one 9″ cake

Ingredients for cake batter:

1 cup butter                                         1 tsp vanilla

2 cups sugar                                        2 cups all-purpose flour

2 eggs                                                 1 ½ tsp baking powder

1-cup sour cream                                ¼ tsp baking soda

 

Ingredients for Peanut Butter filling:

1 cup peanut butter      1/4 cup brown sugar    1 tsp cinnamon

Blend these ingredients and set aside.

 

Ingredients for streusel topping:

1 cup flour      1 cup sugar    ½ cup melted butter

Blend these ingredients and set aside.

Method:

  • Grease & flour a 9” cake pan. Pre-heat oven to 325ºF
  • Cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs, vanilla, and sour cream to the butter and sugar mixture.
  • Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda and continue to mix into batter consistency.
  • Spread a third of the batter into the pan.
  • Apply a layer of peanut butter filling
  • Spread another third of the batter
  • Apply the 2nd layer of Peanut Butter filling
  • Spread the remainder of the batter
  • Sprinkle the streusel mixture over the top.
  • Bake at 325ºF until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

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