Missy's Peanut Butter Passion Cake

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Melissa Dommert

By
@mdommert

I have never shared this specific recipe until now. It’s a wonderful cake and has been a prizewinning blessing to me. It won a 1st place ribbon and $100 prize in the 2010 Kroger Employee Holiday Baking Contest and a 1st place medal in the adult dessert category at the Texas Rice Festival cooking contest held in Winnie, Texas, last weekend. It’s a blessed cake! Nothing would please me more than to hear from one of you telling me that you tried it and liked it too! Hope you enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We are lost for words... This cake is pure peanut butter heaven. It's a classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate. Adding coffee really enhances the chocolate flavor. The cake is dense but so moist. The frosting is light and fluffy, almost like a creamy mousse. This showstopper dessert is almost too pretty to eat! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 177 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    coffee, room temperature (water can be substituted for the coffee but its purpose is to enhance the chocolate flavor of the cocoa)
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • FROSTING

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 12 oz
    non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs
  • 2 c
    chopped peanut butter cups
  • 1/4 c
    prepared fudge frosting (any brand) or
  • ·
    chocolate syrup (optional)

How to Make Missy's Peanut Butter Passion Cake

About Missy's Peanut Butter Passion Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #Peanut butter




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