Friday, September 7, 2012

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

1 box devil’s food cake mix
1 (16 ounce) sour cream
3 eggs
11 snack size Reese’s peanut butter cups
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons chopped peanuts

Lightly spray or oil 9 1/2 inch bundt pan.  Mix sour cream and eggs. Add to cake mix and mix until smooth. Place 12 scoops of batter into bundt pan and spread evenly.  Place peanut butter cups over batter in pan.  Top with remaining batter.  Microwave cake on high for 11-14 minutes until cake tester comes out clean.  Remove to cooling rack and let cool for 10 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of pan and turn onto platter.  Microwave peanut butter on high for 30 seconds or until melted. Pour over cake.  Melt chocolate chips and oil 20-40 seconds or until melted. Drizzle over cake and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

This cake took Honorable Mention in a Chocolate Dessert contest at the Iowa State Fair.  My friend Darrellyn, hosted the contest and shared this delicious recipe with me.  I love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, in this easy recipe.

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  1. Love that cake!!! There's nothing much better than PB and chocolate so this is a must try! Thanks for the recipe! Off to GK!

  2. UAU Linda,
    What a show stopper cake. It looks so scrumptious!

  3. This looks so yummy, Linda! Thanks for posting my blog :)

  4. I'm not a big dessert fan but I'd be all over that. Peanut butter always gets me.

  5. My sister's favorite was the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake that she got from one of her friends. She always talks about it whenever we meet! I’m definitely making this! thanks for sharing!

    - Ihjaz Ahmad