Tunnel of Peanuts Cake

Tunnel of Peanuts Cake Image by: Tunnel of Peanuts Cake Author: Canadian Living

Natural peanut butter with no added sugar is our choice for the cake, particularly delicious with its streusel centre of roasted peanuts, butter and sugar.

  • Portion size 16 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Best: 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
Glaze:
  • 3/4 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts
Peanut Streusel:
  • 1 cup finely chopped unsalted peanut
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted

Method

Grease 10-cup (2.5 L) fancy or classic Bundt or tube pan; dust with flour. Set aside.

Peanut Streusel: In small bowl, combine peanuts, sugar and butter; set aside.

In large bowl, beat butter with brown and granulated sugars until fluffy; beat in peanut butter. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each; beat in vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; stir into butter mixture alternately with milk, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of milk.

Spoon half of the batter into prepared pan. Make tunnel about 2 inches (5 cm) wide in batter. Spoon peanut streusel into tunnel, pressing lightly. Spoon remaining batter over streusel; tap pan on counter and smooth top.

Bake in centre of 325°F (160°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 55 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan to rack; let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; store in airtight container for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 1 month.)

Glaze: In small bowl, whisk icing sugar with milk; drizzle over cooled cake. Sprinkle peanuts over glaze.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 324 mg
  • Protein 11 g
  • Calories 471.0
  • Total fat 27 g
  • Cholesterol 78 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 50 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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