Hershey's Dandy Cake

8
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

Another great recipe from my Hershey's Chocolate recipe box that my daughter gave me.
The photo is from the recipe card by Hershey's.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
20 squares
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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CAKE

1 c
water
1 c
(2 sticks) butter or margarine
1/3 c
hershey's cocoa
2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3
eggs
3/4 c
dairy sour cream
3/4 c
creamy peanut butter

CHOCOLATE TOPPING

12 oz
package hershey's dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread, or oil)

How to Make Hershey's Dandy Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 15x10x1-inch jelly roll pan.
  • 2Combine water, butter and cocoa in small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture boils; boil and stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 3Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs and sour cream; beat until well blended. Add cocoa mixture; beat just until blended (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pan.
  • 4Bake 25-30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Do not remove cake from pan. Spread peanut butter over warm cake. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • 5Prepare CHOCOLATE TOPPING:
    Place 2 cups chocolate chips and the shortening in small microwaveable bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) power for 1½ minutes, stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred.
  • 6Carefully spread chocolate topping over top of cake, covering peanut butter. Allow topping to set, then cut into squares.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hershey's Dandy Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #peanut_butter




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