Peanut Butterscotch Sundae Cake

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 35 Min
Servings 10
Difficulty Moderate


  • CAKE
  • No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed peanut brittle
  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Butterscotch Flavored Topping
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Topping
  • Smucker's® Butterscotch Flavored Topping
  • Additional crushed peanut brittle


  • Step 2

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 11 x 7-inch glass baking dish lightly with no-stick cooking spray. Line with waxed paper. Spray waxed paper.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE cake flour, sugar and shortening in large bowl. Beat at low, then medium speed of electric mixer until crumbly. Place egg whites in 1-cup measuring cup. Add enough water to equal 1 cup. Pour into flour mixture. Beat at high speed 10 minutes or until thickened. Add baking powder and vanilla. Beat just until blended.

  • Step 4

    SPOON 1 cup batter into small bowl. Add peanut brittle and butterscotch topping. Stir until blended. Spoon remaining batter into baking dish. Place spoonfuls of peanut brittle batter on top. Swirl through batters with knife for marble effect.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool 5 minutes before removing from baking dish. Invert cake on wire rack. Remove waxed paper. Cool completely. Place cake on serving tray.

  • Step 7

    COMBINE milk and flour in small saucepan. Stir until blended. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture is thickened. Pour into medium bowl to cool completely. Add powdered sugar, shortening and vanilla. Beat at low speed until blended. Beat at medium speed 4 to 5 minutes. Frost top and sides of cake.

  • Step 9

    DRIZZLE cake with additional butterscotch topping, letting excess run down sides. Sprinkle with additonal crushed peanut brittle.