Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Virginia Lopez

By
@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:
★★★★☆ 40 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1FOR CAKE: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2Butter and flour one 9 inch round cake pan.
3In 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.
4In a diffrent bowl, using an electric mixer on high, beat the eggs, sugar, and vanilla for 3 minutes or until fluffy.
5Reduce speed to low, and blend in peanut butter.
6Using 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.
7Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
8Cool 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.
9Remove cake from freezer and place cake on a rack.
10FOR 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.
11Pour the glaze evenly over the cake. Let glaze dry for 15-20 minutes.
12In 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