Black and Tan Cake

Black And Tan Cake

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Peggy Bragg


This is a deep dark chocolate cake. The frosting is a peanut butter frosting that goes really well with the cake. Any type of frosting goes good on this cake. We like the peanut butter frosting. I make this in my jellyroll pan but, you can use a 9 X 13 inch cake pan.


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15 Min
25 Min


  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 10 Tbsp
  • 2
    beaten eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    hot not boiling water

  • 1 stick
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    powdered suagr

How to Make Black and Tan Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 pan. You can also use a jelly roll pan.
  2. Mix all Dry ingredients
  3. Add the wet ingredients and mix well with a wire whip. Batter will be very soupy.
  4. Pour into pan and bake for 25-35 minutes or until Toot pick comes out clean.
  5. Cool and frost with your favorite Frosting
  7. Bring Butter, Peanut butter and milk to a boil in saucepan.
  8. In mixing bowl place 4 cups of powdered sugar. Pour in peanut butter mixture and mix well.If frosting to thin add more powdered sugar or if too thick add small amount of milk.
  9. Frost cake and enjoy

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