Little Peanut Cakes -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
Search Recipes

Submit a recipe
 

Desserts:

Little Peanut Cakes

Comment on this recipe

Salty and sweet, nice combination. And oh, so easy.

Ingredients

1 box (14 ounces) white cake mix
3/4 cup butter, salted or unsalted
2 tablespoons light cream
1 pound powdered sugar
1 1/2 pounds salted peanuts, no shells

Instructions

Bake the white cake as directed on the box, using a 9x13-inch pan. Cool on wire rack in pan. When cool, cut the cake in small squares, approximately 1 1/2 inch square, each. Beat together butter, light cream and sugar until smooth and fluffy. Frost each square of cake on all sides and top, but not the bottom. Crush peanuts. Roll each square in crushed, salted peanuts in flat bowl or plate, covering on frosted sides of cake square. Place on platter to set the coatings.

Kay B. Schriefer, Moline




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A fine lumber mill is on the course of erection at Andalusia. A flouring mill at that location is doing a fine business.
1889 — 125 years ago: J.B. Lidders, past captain of Beardsley Camp, Sons of Veterans, returned from Paterson, N.Y., where he attended the National Sons of Veterans encampments.
1914 — 100 years ago: President Wilson announced that he had received from the imperial chancellor of Germany a noncommittal reply to his inquiry into a report that the emperor was willing to discuss terms of peace.
1939 — 75 years ago: Delegates at the Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church in Springfield voted to raise the minimum pay of ministers so that every pastor would get at least $1,000 annually.
1964 — 50 years ago: An audience of more than 2,600 persons jammed into the Davenport RKO Orpheum theater with a shoe horn feasted on a Miller-Diller evening that was a killer night. Phyllis Diller sent the audience with her offbeat humor. And send them she did! It was Miss Diller's third appearance in the Quad-Cities area.
1989 — 25 years ago: A few years ago, a vacant lot on 7th Avenue and 14th Street in Rock Island was a community nuisance. Weeds grew as high 18 inches. Today, the lot has a new face, thanks to Michael and Sheila Rind and other neighbors who helped them turn it into a park three weeks ago.





(More History)