Buckeye Cake - Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

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Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Got this from Nestle's. Haven't tried it yet but I didn't want to lose it...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Directions:.
  2. PREHEAT oven to 350º F.
  3. Grease 9-inch-round cake pan.
  4. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper; grease.
  5. FOR CAKE:.
  6. COMBINE eggs and sugar in large bowl.
  7. Stir in flour, melted butter, Choco Bake, vanilla extract and salt until smooth.
  8. Pour into prepared pan.
  9. BAKE for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  10. Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes.
  11. Run knife around edge of cake; cool for an additional 10 minutes.
  12. Invert cake onto serving platter.
  13. Remove pan and parchment; cool completely.
  14. FOR PEANUT BUTTER LAYER:.
  15. BEAT peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in medium mixer bowl until combined.
  16. Gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  17. Spread mixture on cake.
  18. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  19. FOR GANACHE:.
  20. HEAT cream in small saucepan to boiling; remove from heat.
  21. Add semi-sweet morsels; let stand 5 minutes.
  22. Stir; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until mixture is spreadable.
  23. Spread chocolate on top and sides of cake.
  24. MELT peanut butter& milk chocolate morsels in resealable plastic bag on 70% power for 30 seconds.
  25. Knead bag to mix.
  26. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals until melted.
  27. Cut a small hole from corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over cake.
  28. Store in refrigerator.
  29. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

What an absolutely wonderful recipe!!! It was so delicious!! I took this to thanksgiving dinner and my mother in law could not get over how well it tasted! It was very impressive also!

5 5

Absolutely fabulous! Yes, it is a little time-consuming and so rich it will curb a week's worth of choc-pb cravings :) but so worth it for that special occasion or someone. Pure ecstasy!

I made this 12/07 for the first time. Have had several family/friend requests that I bring this dessert. Perfect for OSU (GO BUCKS) fans - especially baby or wedding showers or other occasions that call for a decadent dessert