Chocolate peanut butter cake
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- 2 c
- cake flour
- 2 tsp
- baking powder
- 1/4 tsp
- 1 1/2 stick
- butter, unsalted at room tempature
- 1 1/3 c
- white sugar
- 3/4 c
- creamy peanut butter
- 1 Tbsp
- 1 c
- chocolate frosting - see recipe
- peanut butter filling - see recipe
- chocolate glaze - see recipe
11. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 9inch round cake pans ( I didnt have them and used a rectangular pan)
Line botton with waxed paper circles or shape of the pan you using.
Dust sides with chocolate powder tapping out excess.
22.stir together 2 cups cake flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
33.beat butter in a large bowl until smooth. gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in peanut butter and vanilla. Beat in flour mixture add milk alternately in three additions beginning and ending with flour. Scrape into prepared pans.
44.Bake in preheated over for 30 minutes cool cake pans on wire racks for 15 minutes, then invert onto wire racks to cool completely, remove waxed paper.
55.place one cake on the serving platter spread top with peanut butter filling, place second layer on top frost the top and sides with the chocolate frosting, pour glaze over the top, tip plate so that some glaze can drip over the sides of the cake.
6chocolate frosting and Peanut Butter Filling:
3/4 cups butter ( 1 1.5 sticks ) at room temp
1 1/4 cup confectioners sugar 10x
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup chocolate drizzle
1. prepare butter base for filling and the frosting. beat butter in large bowl until smooth. gradually beat in 10x powdered sugar until smooth. add milk and vanilla and beat on high until light and fluffy.
2. to prepare peanut butter filling place 1/2 of the mixture in a small bowl and stir in 1/2 cup peanut butter.
3. to prepare chocolate frosting beat 1/2 cup cooled chocolate glaze into remaining butter mixture in large bowl.
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup water
2 Tablespoon unsalted butter at room temp
1 teaspoon vanilla
1. Melt chocolate with water butter and vanilla in top of double boiler over hot but not boiling water stir until smooth cool completely.
2. use 1/2 cup glaze for chocolate frosting reserve the remaining to pour over frosted cake, gently reheat the glaze if it becomes too think to pour or drizzle.