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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cake Rolls

Who knew something this impressive could start with a cake mix! The mini chocolate chips add a tasty crunch to each slice. —Tammy Rex, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 cake rolls (12 slices each)

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • FILLING:
  • 1-3/4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Baking cocoa, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line 2 greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans with parchment.
  • In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, water and oil; beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Transfer to prepared pans.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes or until cakes spring back when lightly touched. Cool 5 minutes. Invert each cake onto a kitchen towel dusted with confectioners' sugar. Gently peel off parchment. Roll up each cake in the towel jelly-roll style, starting with a short side. Cool completely on wire racks.
  • In a small bowl, whisk cream and pudding mix until thickened; whisk in peanut butter. Fold in whipped topping and chocolate chips. Unroll cakes; spread half the filling over each to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up again, without towels. Place on serving platters, seam sides down. Refrigerate, covered, at least 3 hours before serving. If desired, sprinkle with cocoa.

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  • veggiemama
    Dec 24, 2017

    What a mess! I followed the directions precisely and these cracked terribly. They don't taste very good either. Now I have to make something else last minute or bring a hot mess to a holiday party.

  • trexy
    Apr 14, 2017

    No comment left

  • Osum
    Feb 11, 2017

    This is a super easy, delicious cake ! Or cakes since it makes 2 !It got rave reviews from everyone I served it to.I think I would use a little less milk just to thicken the filling a bit more, but it is soooo tasty a friend said she would eat it alone by the spoonful !Great recipe : )