peanut fudge cake
Inside Cooking

Inside Cooking Ep 62: Peanut Butter Fudge Cake

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

peanut fudge cake preparation


(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.

Nutrition facts

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