Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake


Virginia Lopez Recipe

By Virginia Lopez
@sosuka70


Cake covered in chocolate, peanut butter glaze. In my family, I have grandchildren who love peanut butter and chocolate. I realized that I could combine the two ingredients to satisfy my grandchildren. They, as well as the rest of the family, love the cake.

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Rating:
Serves:
30
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is a peanut lover's dream cake! We used creamy peanut butter and heavy cream in the decoration and it all baked perfectly in a 9" cake pan. Simply delicious.

Ingredients

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CAKE

2 c
all purpose flour
2/3 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
3 large
eggs
1 2/3 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
peanut butter
1 1/3 c
cold water

CHOCOLATE, PEANUT BUTTER GLAZE.

1 c
whip cream
1/2 c
peanut butter
24 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR CAKE: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Butter and flour one 9 inch round cake pan.
3
In a bowl, sift the flour 3 times, measure again to make sure that you have excatly 2 cups of flour. (Flour may expand when sifted.) Sift again with cocoa, baking powder, and baking soda.
4
In a diffrent bowl, using an electric mixer on high, beat the eggs, sugar, and vanilla for 3 minutes or until fluffy.
5
Reduce speed to low, and blend in peanut butter.
6
Using a wooden spoon, stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture, 1/3 at a time, Alternating with the water and beginning and ending with the flour.
7
Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
8
Cool the cake in the pan on a rack for 10 minutes. Place the pan into the freezer for 20 minutes, after it has cooled for 10 minutes outside.
9
Remove cake from freezer and place cake on a rack.
10
FOR GLAZE: While cake is in freezer: In a saucepan, heat the whipped cream and peanut butter until it starts to boil; remove from heat and add chips. Stir until chocolate has melted.
11
Pour the glaze evenly over the cake. Let glaze dry for 15-20 minutes.
12
In a piping bag, put peanut butter cream. Decorate cake however you wish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Other Tag: For Kids