nutty butty cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Taymi Sweet
from montgomery, AL

This is my take on Little Debbie's Nutty bar. My family thinks this was a great idea and loves it!! Come check my page out on facebook Taymi' s Sweet

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 15-20
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For nutty butty cake

  • 2 box
    butter cake mix
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 2 c
    peanut butter
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 c
    sugar
  • water
  • 1/2 c
    egg whites
  • 1 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 c
    cake shortening
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    dark chocolate
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder

How To Make nutty butty cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350f. Grease and flour tow 10inch pans. Bake cake according to directions and pour into prepared pans.
  • 2
    Bake cake until spring bake when touched about 40 minutes. Allow cake to cool completely in pan. Cut cakes vertically so that you have four bars.
  • 3
    For Peanut Butter Filling,cream the butter, cream cheese, and peanut butter together until smooth. Gradually add confectioners' sugar 1 cup at a time until combined and sweet to taste. Add vanilla.
  • 4
    Chocolate Butter Cream frosting In saucepan combine sugar with enough water to moisten. Bring to a boil, washing down sides as you go with a brush. Bring to 240F.
  • 5
    As sugar is cooking begin whipping the egg whites. Increase speed as eggs gets closer to a soft peak. Mix the butter and shortening, salt together in a seperate bowl. When sugar reaches tempt pour into whipped egg whites.
  • 6
    Continue to whip until mixing bowl is warm to touch. Quickly add butter mixture. Whip for 5 mintues until buttercream comes together and is smooth. Add melted chocolate and cocoa. Whip until combined. Store brand frosting may be used.
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