Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

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The original recipe was a from-scratch cake, but I use a boxed mix to save time. I hope you enjoy the rich dessert as much as we do.—Patricia Eckard, Singers Glen, Virginia
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) devil's food cake mix
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting

Directions

Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. In a small mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and oil until smooth; spread over warm cake. Cool completely on a wire rack.
Place frosting in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 25-30 seconds or until pourable. Carefully pour and spread over peanut butter layer. Let stand until set. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p55

  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) devil's food cake mix
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. In a small mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and oil until smooth; spread over warm cake. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  2. Place frosting in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 25-30 seconds or until pourable. Carefully pour and spread over peanut butter layer. Let stand until set. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p55

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NanZim User ID: 3929200 249627
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2016

"This is so easy and quick to make. My husband enjoys desserts with peanut butter and this recipe did not disappoint him."

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llheath User ID: 6590379 206723
Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"This is so ez and delicious it's almost sinful!! I have made it for a crowd, as well as my chocolate/peanut butter loving daughter. This is a winner in every circumstance!! Kudos to Patricia....you had a terrific idea!!"

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sugarrae5 User ID: 2714369 206722
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2012

"This is my MIL's favorite cake that I make. My hubby loves it, too! Very yummy!"

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mcgee64 User ID: 582153 57220
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2009

"This cake was delicious! However, it may be a bit rich for some people."

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