Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake recipe

Woooow just mouth melting. It’s absolutely to die for and I could not stop licking the spatula…seriously! This Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake recipe is my husband favorite cake. He is crazy about peanut butter and chocolate. This is perfect combinations. I hope you like it.

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup hot coffee
  • 4 heaped tbsn peanut-butter
  • Peanut-butter Chocolate Fudge Frosting
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanutbutter
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2.5 cups icing sugar, sifted
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3tbsn milk/cream
  • Salted peanuts, for topping

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°c. Grease 2x22cm cake tins.
  • Combine all the dry ingredients.
  • Mix together the eggs, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla and combine with the dry ingredients.
  • Place the hot coffee and peanut-butter in a bowl and allow the peanut-butter to soften/melt slightly and incorporate into the batter. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared cake tins and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean. (If you feel that the cake is browning too quickly, turn the heat down half way)
  • Remove the cakes from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.
  • To make the frosting, beat the peanut-butter and the butter until well combined and fluffy.
  • Slowly beat in the icing sugar and cocoa powder until the mixture is quite stiff. Add the vanilla and the milk/cream and beat until glossy and creamy.
  • When the cakes are completely cooled, frost them using the peanut-butter frosting. Sprinkle over the salted peanuts and serve.

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