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Peanut Butter Crumb Topping

28 Nov

I have to admit, I don’t always bake from scratch.  It’s not because I don’t want to but we don’t always have the time or all the ingredients needed on hand.  There are those times when you have to cook for a pot luck at work or for your child’s school bake sale, and weeknight baking takes up a lot of time after getting dinner to the table and lunches ready for the next day.


Baking from a mix doesn’t always have to taste like it came from a mix.  There are lots of alternative uses for cake mix.  By doing a couple of extra steps you can take ordinary to the next level 🙂

I put this crumb topping on an Apple Caramel Cake, but it would work well on a spice cake or as a topping for oatmeal muffins.

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Ingredients:

  • Boxed Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup Quick Oats
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Butter (I used crunchy)
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar

Directions:

  1. Mix cake mix as per box instructions
  2. Combine Oats, Peanut Butter and Brown Sugar
  3. Put crumb mixture over prepared cake mix
  4. Bake as per cake mix instruction
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Posted by on November 28, 2011 in Baking, Desserts, In a Pinch, Peanut Butter

 

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