The peanut butter can create a stiff mixture that tastes great, but doesn't pipe or spread well. He just turned 33, and he still has to have his favorite treat. I made this fun and flavorful peanut butter and jelly cake for my son's first birthday.

To frost a small 2-layer 6-inch cake you will probably have enough. I ended up making the frosting with: 1 1/2 Cups of Planters Peanut Butter. This frosting is not TOO peanut buttery for the typical taster, but the perfect peanut buttery for the peanut butter lover. EDIT: Thank you all for the recipes.

Can anyone suggest a better recipe, or let me know how I can tweak this one so my frosting isn't so greasy. Lightly butter the top of the parchment paper, as well. This is the result, and the rave reviews on Pinterest show it is right on. Why is my Peanut Butter Frosting oily? I find a little more powdered sugar and a few more minutes of beating helps bring a frosting that has separated back together.

1 cup butter 1 cup creamy peanut butter 4 cups powdered sugar 5 teaspoons milk. If the toffee or caramel is not handled properly during the cooking process, the butter sometimes separates from the sugar and forms an oily layer on top of the candy. Butter the bottom and sides of an 8- x 8-inch pan, then line with parchment paper. 1/2 butter.

It's happened to all of us—you're making a beautiful batch of caramel or toffee and all of a sudden you notice a thin, oily layer on top of your candy. —Linda Graybill, Sebring, Florida Why I make Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Icing.

So I tested and tested, until I reached perfection. Inherently peanut butter frosting or icing is not as smooth as other frostings.

One change we have made has been away from regular peanut butter to the peanuts only peanut butter. I use butter, as well as a bit of cream cheese, to create the smooth creaminess I want in a fluffy peanut butter frosting. Like all buttercream, this peanut butter buttercream is made with butter, so extreme heat will cause it to melt. 1/4 cup milk

People wonder how to make a good peanut butter frosting - one that is light, fluffy, non-greasy, not heavy, not oily, not too thick - a peanut butter with the perfect consistency. If you opted for natural peanut butter instead of creamy peanut butter, you likely ended up with oily frosting. We like the taste but I'm finding it to be a real hassle the way the oil keeps separating. Why is my Peanut Butter frosting oily?

(The butter helps the paper stick to the pan.) Can I use this to frost a cake and will it be enough? Combine the 1 cup butter and peanut butter in a large microwave safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave on full power for 2 minutes. Every time I tried to make a peanut butter frosting it was either too oily, or it tasted more like confectioner’s sugar than peanut butter. Also, make sure the butter you start with is at room temperature or cool to the touch.

Kids of any age have a hard time turning down peanut butter and jelly—especially when it comes tucked into cake and frosting! Toffees and caramels both contain butter and sugar in high quantities.