The premise of Peanut Butter Fudge cake is pretty simple. Chocolate cake and chocolate icing surround a layer of peanut butter. This cake is definitely a must for fans of chocolate and peanut butter. This recipe is known as a crowd-pleaser.
Ingredients (for 24 servings)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups of sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1 cup of water
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
- Chocolate Frosting
(Preparation time: 15 mins; cooking time: 25 mins)
Combine first 3 ingredients in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
Melt butter in a heavy saucepan; stir in cocoa. Add water, buttermilk, and eggs, stirring well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils. Remove from heat; add to flour mixture, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on a wire rack. Carefully spread peanut butter over warm cake. Cool completely.
Spread Chocolate Frosting over peanut butter; cut into squares.
Per Serving: Calories 684, Fat 35g, Saturated Fat 16g, Cholesterol 83mg, Sodium 393mg, Potassium 322mg, Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 68g, Protein 12g
Inside Cooking Ep 62: Peanut Butter Fudge Cake
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