Buckeye Cake

denise hagar

By
@grandmaX2

If you love buckeye balls (peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate) than you will love this cake. Super rich, a small piece will satisfy any sweet tooth!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
55 Min

Ingredients

2
eggs
1 1/4 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
butter, melted
3
packets (1 oz each) unsweetend pre-melted chocolate
3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
vanilla
pinch of salt

PEANUT BUTTER FILLING

3/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/4 c
butter, softened
1/4 tsp
vanilla
3/4 c
powdered sugar

GANACHE

1 c
heavy cream
2 c
semi sweet chocolate chips
1/3 c
peanut butter & milk chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350'. Grease 9 inch cake pan. Line with parchment paper, grease paper.
2For Cake: Combine eggs and sugar in large bowl with a whisk. Stir in flour, melted butter, premelted unsweetened chocolate, vanilla and salt.
3Bake for 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the middle comes clean.Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cake: cool for additional 10 minutes.
4Invert cake onto serving platter. Remove parchment: cool completely.
5Beat peanut butter, butter & vanilla until combined.
Graually beat in powdered sugar.Spread mixture on cake. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
6Make Ganache: Heat cream in small saucepan to boiling. REmove from heat. Add chocolate chips and whisk until melted and smooth. Let stand for 5 minutes.
7Spread chocolate on top and sides of cake.
8Make Drizzle: Melt chocolate peanut butter chips in microwave for 30 seconds, stir, if needed microwave in 10 second intervals until melted. Spoon into a small baggie and cut a small corner. Drizzle over cake
9Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes