Peanut Butter Fudge Cake

Jolayne Cooper

By
@jwcooper

Anything chocolate and peanut butter has to be tried. I found this on Cookin-At-Home.com. The picture caught my attention and then the recipe. My guests and family loved it. Even my husband who tries to stay away from sugar liked it.

The recipe title is cake, but it is more of a cross between a cake and a brownie.

Try it, you'll like it!!!!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE:

2 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
unsalted butter
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c
water
1/2 c
buttermilk
2
large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
16 oz
(about 1 & 1/2 cups) creamy peanut butter

FOR THE ICING:

1/2 c
unsalted butter
1/3 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
16 oz
confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9x13" baking pan.
2
Whisk together flour, sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl. Set aside.
3
Place butter in a medium saucepan. Melt over medium heat. Stir in cocoa powder, then stir in water, buttermilk, and eggs. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils.
4
Remove from the heat and add to flour mixture. Stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
5
Transfer batter to prepared pan and spread evenly. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
6
Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Then, spread the peanut butter over the cake. Allow to cool completely.
7
To make the icing, place the sifted confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. Set aside.
8
Combine butter, buttermilk, and cocoa in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture begins to boil.
9
Remove from heat and pour over confectioners' sugar. Stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
10
Spread icing over peanut butter. The cake can be served immediately or can sit at room temperature to allow the icing to set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids