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🥜 Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Frosting

🍽 Serves ⏲ Total Time
2 cups 10 minutes

🧂 Ingredients

  • 🥜 0.5 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 🥯 3 oz cold cream cheese
  • 🧈 1.5 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 🍦 1 tsp vanilla
  • 🥛 3 Tbsp cream or milk
  • 🥃 2 Tbsp bourbon or rum (optional)
  • 🍬 2.66 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 🥃 2 Tbsp cream, milk, or liquor or as needed

🍳 Cookware

  • 1 medium bowl

📝 Instructions


Stir in chopped peanuts to taste, or sprinkle them over the finished cake, if desired. Try this as a filling for any cake frosted or glazed with chocolate. Have the cream cheese cold. The butter can be cold, but it's better to have it at room temperature.

Step 1

Beat in a medium bowl just until blended smooth peanut butter, cold cream cheese, unsalted butter, softened, vanilla, cream or milk, and bourbon or rum (optional).

Step 2

Add one-third at a time and beat just until smooth and the desired consistency is reached confectioners' sugar, sifted.

Step 3

If the frosting is too stiff, add, but do not overbeat cream, milk, or liquor or as needed.

🔗 Source

  • Joy of Cooking