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Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake Recipe
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Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

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I clipped this recipe from a newspaper years ago. The house smells great while it's cooking. My husband and son enjoy this warm dessert with vanilla ice cream and nuts on top. —Bonnie Evans, Norcross, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/2 hours
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • Vanilla ice cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 348 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the milk, peanut butter, oil and vanilla until well blended. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, flour and baking powder; gradually beat into milk mixture until blended. Spread into a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cocoa and remaining sugar; stir in boiling water. Pour into slow cooker (do not stir).
  3. Cover and cook on high for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a toothpick inserted near the center of comes out clean. Serve warm with ice cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 348 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Fudgy Peanut Butter Cake(16)

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

This is fantastic! I followed the recipe, and it was a big hit. I'll definitely be making this again; it's the perfect dessert size for two adults and a kiddo on a busy week night!

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

Wonderful! Made it 2x now. Once the way the recipe says and once chocolate version. I used nutella in place of the peanut butter and served that version with mint chocolate chip ice cream. very good :)

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

I just LOVED this but it just made a tiny, tiny bit. I think it is made in a little bitty crock pot. Is that correct? What do I need to do to increase the recipe?

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2012

Very disappointing, odd flavor. No one in my adult family liked it and we all "love" dessert. Was a waste of time and ingredients. I'll stick to the original hot fudge cake recipe.

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Reviewed Nov. 23, 2011

This makes a great dessert warm with ice cream yummyyy

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