Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour (can substitute with whole wheat flour)
2 cup white or brown sugar
6 tablespoons sifted good quality cocoa
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt, optional
5/8 cup canola oil
2 tablespoon white vinegar
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cup cold water

Peanut Butter Frosting

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup vegetable shorting
1 cup creamy peanut butter
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup non-dairy milk

Cake Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix well. Combine all the wet ingredients  and mix until the lumps are gone. Pour into an ungreased pan and bake for 30 minutes.

Frosting Directions:

Add all ingredients in the food processor and blend. If necessary, add a little more non-dairy milk until the frosting reaches a good spreading consistency. Add more powdered sugar if necessary.


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