You are kindly asked to step away from this post if you are not a PBnJ sandwich fan. Please. Because if you aren’t this cake seriously is NOT for you. But if you ARE, or at least someone at your house is, well then you are in for quite a treat because this Peanut Butter and Jelly snack cake is the epitome of the perfect PBnJ sandwich IF it were baked to warm and tender goodness and elevated to cakedom.
I am trying to think of a way to get you to imagine what my house smelled like when this was baking. Close your eyes for a minute and picture your typical PBnJ sitting right in front of you. Now toss it into a hot oven and inhale the warm and salty, peanut-y aroma as the peanut butter oozes and melts out the sides, and the sweet tanginess of the raspberry jam as it sizzles a bit as it touches the pan and creates a carmelized jam essence. It smelled like peanut butter and jelly heaven. Continue reading