Buckeye Cake

1
denise hagar

By
@grandmaX2

If you love buckeye balls (peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate) than you will love this cake. Super rich, a small piece will satisfy any sweet tooth!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
55 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3
    packets (1 oz each) unsweetend pre-melted chocolate
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • ·
    pinch of salt
  • PEANUT BUTTER FILLING

  • 3/4 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • GANACHE

  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 c
    peanut butter & milk chocolate chips

How to Make Buckeye Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350'. Grease 9 inch cake pan. Line with parchment paper, grease paper.
  2. For Cake: Combine eggs and sugar in large bowl with a whisk. Stir in flour, melted butter, premelted unsweetened chocolate, vanilla and salt.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the middle comes clean.Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cake: cool for additional 10 minutes.
  4. Invert cake onto serving platter. Remove parchment: cool completely.
  5. Beat peanut butter, butter & vanilla until combined.
    Graually beat in powdered sugar.Spread mixture on cake. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Make Ganache: Heat cream in small saucepan to boiling. REmove from heat. Add chocolate chips and whisk until melted and smooth. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  7. Spread chocolate on top and sides of cake.
  8. Make Drizzle: Melt chocolate peanut butter chips in microwave for 30 seconds, stir, if needed microwave in 10 second intervals until melted. Spoon into a small baggie and cut a small corner. Drizzle over cake
  9. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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