Reese's Peanut Butter Cake

2
Staci Ojeda

By
@txstayathomemom

Got this recipe from a friend. It's amazing! It's also VERY rich. A sliver will do ya!

Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
ALOT

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    cake mix, devils food (or your favorite chocolate cake mix)
  • 1
    bag reese's peanut butter cups (miniature)
  • 2 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 c
    heavy whipping cream

How to Make Reese's Peanut Butter Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare cake according to directions on box. Bake in 2 greased and floured 9 inch round pans. Cool completely.
  2. For frosting: Beat together butter, peanut butter, vanilla and salt. Add powdered sugar and enough cream to reach spreading consistency. Do this while cake is cooling.
  3. To assemble: Place one cake layer on a plate, flat side up. Spread with a layer of frosting. If desired, sprinkle with a few finely chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups. Top with remaining cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake. Decorate with halved Reese’s peanut butter cups. Finely chop any remaining peanut butter cups and sprinkle them in the center.
  4. If you make this cake during warmer months and your house is warmer then you will need to keep it refrigerated as the icing may begin to "droop" on you. You may also find that freezing (or refrigerating) the Reese's cups will make them easier to work with. I used mine from the refrigerator, not frozen.

Printable Recipe Card

About Reese's Peanut Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #peanut, #butter, #Reese's




Show 42 Comments & Reviews

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

The Only 20 Peach Recipes You'll Ever Need

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes definitely aren't the pits. Here are some of our favorite peach recipes on Just A Pinch - we promise they're delicious!