Peanut Butter Apple Snack Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting
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Serves: 9
 
Ingredients
For the Cake
  • ¼ C butter, softened
  • ¼ C no-stir creamy peanut butter
  • ½ C brown sugar
  • ¼ C sugar
  • 1 C unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 C whole wheat flour
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 C chopped apples
For the Frosting
  • ½ C no-stir natural peanut butter
  • ¼ C butter, softened
  • 1 C confectioner's sugar
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray an 8x8 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter, peanut butter, and sugars. Beat in applesauce and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Stir in chopped apples.
  4. Spread batter into prepared baking pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  6. While cake is cooling, cream together peanut butter and butter. Slowly beat in confectioner's sugar, salt, and vanilla extract. Beat in milk until creamy.
  7. Spread frosting over cooled cake. Cut into pieces and serve.
Recipe by A Kitchen Addiction at https://www.a-kitchen-addiction.com/peanut-butter-apple-snack-cake/