Peanut Butter Cake Balls???

Baking By Danishwiz Updated 27 Aug 2011 , 2:17am by southerncross

Danishwiz Posted 22 Aug 2011 , 12:20am
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I want to make some peanut butter cake balls but I need some help.
What kind of cake do I use, white, vanilla or chocolate? And do I actully use peanut butter as the binder?

Any help would be great.

Thanks!

9 replies
pzkcakes Posted 22 Aug 2011 , 12:31am
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I actually just made some using peanut butter Oreo cookies with cream cheese as the binder. Just an idea.

pettmybunny Posted 22 Aug 2011 , 12:31am
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I make mine using a peanut butter cake. I think I got the recipe off of here. I usually blend the P.B. crumbs about half and half with chocolate crumbs, and then I use Torriani (sp?) peanut butter flavored syrup (I buy it at the coffee shop) as the binder.

Danishwiz Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 10:54pm
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Thanks!

aprilismaius Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 8:06pm
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Here's a good peanut butter cake recipe I like to use. (Toba Garrett)

12 oz. unsalted butter
4 oz. peanut butter
12 oz. white granulated sugar
4 oz. dark brown sugar
4 eggs
8 oz. whole milk
12 oz. cake flour
1 TB baking powder

Cream together butter, peanut butter, white and brown sugar for 5 minutes.

Combine dry ingredients.

Whisk eggs into milk.

Alternating adding dry and wet ingredients in 3 batches to the creamed butter/sugar mixture.

Mix until smooth.

Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350, around 45-50 minutes.

makes 2 8 inch rounds.

imagenthatnj Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 8:27pm
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Sour cream chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting.

http://smittenkitchen.com/2008/08/chocolate-peanut-butter-cake/

The cake is very moist. Might not need as much binder.

HeyWife Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 3:54am
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I use peanut butter as a binder quite a bit. I've used it with vanilla, chocolate and banana cake and even dipped in peanut butter candy melts.

southerncross Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 4:17am
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Originally Posted by imagenthatnj

Sour cream chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting.

http://smittenkitchen.com/2008/08/chocolate-peanut-butter-cake/

The cake is very moist. Might not need as much binder.




Smittenkitchen adapted this from Mile High Cakes...one of the best cake recipe book around. The cake is very very rich and just takes a smidge of pb frosting. I've made cake balls with it and dipped them into melted pb chips for the coating and rolled them in finely chopped salted peanuts. They are very popular

imagenthatnj Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 11:50pm
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Sky High Cakes. Best chocolate cake ever. And my favorite book for delicious combinations. Did you ever make the peach cream cake, southerncross? You were supposed to send me the Weight Watchers bill.

southerncross Posted 27 Aug 2011 , 2:17am
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Imagen....yeah, it's sky high..not mile high...I'm not thinking clearly...in anticipation of the arrival of Irene, I stocked up on foods that i would like for my last meal...chips, hot dogs, nachos.....I've eaten so much nachos that I'm sick...and no hurricane...not even rain. so much for my last meal

I havent made the peach melba raspberry cake ...yet. I've quit WW so no bill...you're off the hook now. My goal is to be the fattest woman in South Carolina...make it into a tourist attraction.

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