peanut butter passion cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Patsy Fowler
from Anderson, SC

my mom made this cake the other day for a church supper and it was a big hit

serves 6-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients

  • 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 at room temperature
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • FOR THE FROSTING
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 c
    cream peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 12 oz
    non dairy whipped topping thawed
  • GRANISHES
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs
  • 2 c
    peanut butter cups chopped
  • 1/4 c
    prepared fudge frosting any brand
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 9x13x2-inch pan or 2-9 inch round or 3-8 inch round pans or 1-10 inch round pan and set aside.
  • 2
    Using a electric mixer combine sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla beat for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Gradually add remaining ingredients alternating wet and dry and beat for 2-3 minutes at medium speed.
  • 4
    Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 40-45 minutes or so until cakes is done. Cook for 5 minutes and carefully remove from the pans.
  • 5
    Using a spatula gently fold in whipped topping until smooth. Chill frosting for about 1 hour even overnight is ok. This frosting tastes like a creamy peanut butter mousse.
  • 6
    Spread cake with frosting and sprinkle all over with chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs. Garnish with chopped peanut butter cups and warmed fudge frosting or as desired.

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