Peanut Praline Filling

This Peanut Praline Filling is the ideal filling for Southern Peanut Butter Cake. It is also amazing layered between carrot cake!

Easy and quick to make, simply combine brown sugar, corn syrup, granulated sugar, eggs, cinnamon and vanilla in a saucepan.  Add dry-roasted peanuts and butter and bring it to a boil.  Reduce the heat and simmer until it thickens.  That’s all, folks!

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Peanut Praline Filling

Makes: 2 & 1/2 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Bake Time: 13  minutes

Total Time: 18 minutes plus cooling time


  • 2/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 & 1/2 cups chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, cubed


In a medium saucepan, whisk together brown sugar, corn syrup, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt until well combined. Stir in peanuts and butter. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring frequently, until thickened, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before using.

Recipe from Bake from Scratch


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