Chocolate Peanut Butter Marble Cake and Frosting

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make, delicious cake for lovers of chocolate and peanut butter.
Recipe and photo adapted from Allrecipes.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
cocoa
2 Tbsp
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
hot water
1 c
peanut butter chips
1 Tbsp
butter
1 pkg
(18 ounces) white or vanilla cake mix (pudding in the mix type)
1/2 c
packed light brown sugar
1-1/4 c
water
3
eggs

CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

3 pkg
(3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/3 c
butter, softened
5 c
powdered sugar
1 c
cocoa
5 to 7 Tbsp
light cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine cocoa, powdered sugar, 2 tbsp. butter and 2 tbsp. hot water in small bowl until smooth; set aside.
Melt peanut butter chips and1 tbsp. butter in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water; set aside.
2
Combine dry cake mix, brown sugar, 1 1/4 cups water, the eggs and melted peanut butter mixture in large mixer bowl; beat on low speed until moistened (30 seconds to a minute).
Beat on medium speed 2 minutes until smooth.
3
Add 1 1/2 cups batter to reserved cocoa mixture; blend well.
Pour remaining batter into a greased and floured 13 X 9 inch pan; spoon dollops of chocolate batter on top.
Swirl with knife or spatula for marbled effect.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
Can be baked in a Bundt cake pan for 1 hour.
Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes, then invert and cool completely.
5
FROSTING: Blend cream cheese and butter in large mixing bowl.
Combine powdered sugar and cocoa; add alternately with cream to cream cheese mixture.
Beat to spreading consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American