This is our family’s all-time favorite peanut butter cake recipe!! It is covered with a chocolate buttercream frosting and a rich chocolate ganache.
It’s that time of year again. Time for me to reveal the birthday cake I made for my wonderful hubby!
If you have been visiting Gluten Free with L.B. for a while, you might remember a few of these birthday cakes… like this Dark Chocolate Midnight Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting, or this Vanilla Birthday Cake with Rainbow Frosting and how could we forget the Ultimate Dark Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.
This year for Cohl’s 29th Birthday celebration we went out big. We invited all of the people we love to come out to my family’s river property, tube down the river, grill out, and finish the night by camping under the stars.
Around 3 PM all 20+ of us tubers piled into the back of a pickup truck and loaded our tubes into a huge trailer. It was only supposed to be a quick drive through our neighbors’ property and to get upstream enough for a 2-hour float. However, while driving towards our starting point we came across a bit of a hurdle.
The trailer was just a tad bit too wide to squeeze comfortably between two fence poles. Cohl hopped out of the cab and tried to move the tree limb out of the way. What ensued was complete chaos.
Shrieks started filling the air. I was unsure what was going on since I was in the cab with Cohl, his dad and our friend Kali. Very soon we were able to distinguish the sounds… “Bees!!! Run!! Everyone get out!!”
When Cohl shook the tree limb he had disturbed a massive hive of bees. Hundreds of bees swarmed the truck and chased after everyone. After about 30 minutes the madness died down.
Fortunately, everyone was OK and no one was severely allergic to the bees. Most people escaped with only about 5-6 stings each. But you know what the best part about our group of friends was? They still wanted to rock on and float down the river. A crazy, but very memorable, start to an awesome birthday night.
While the day did not go exactly as planned, one thing that worked out just right was how many people this cake could feed!
A quick tip if you need this peanut butter cake to feed a large crowd:
Refrigerate cake for at least 1 hour before serving. If you let the frosting and cake harden up a bit it makes cutting thin slices a breeze.
Who will you be making this Peanut Butter Cake for?
I would love to hear in the comments section below.
Happy Peanut Butter Cakin’!!
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