Chocolate Peanut Torte

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
1 hr 45 mins

A 2-layer chocolate cake filled with creamy peanut butter layers and fudge topping. This is an impressive, yet relatively easy dessert.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Line two 9-inch round baking pans with wax paper and coat with nonstick spray. Dust with flour, set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  3. In another bowl combine milk, egg, oil and vanilla; add to dry mixture. Beat 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in boiling water. Pour into pans. Bake at 350 degrees 30-35 minutes.
  5. Cool 10 minutes in pans, then move to wire rack and cool completely.
  6. For the filling, whisk 1 3/4 cups milk and pudding mix for 2 mintues.
  7. In a saucepan over low heat, stir peanut butter and remaining milk until smooth. Fold into pudding. Chill 1 hour.
  8. For topping, melt butter and chocolate. Stir in sugar and milk. Cool until spreadable and spread over cake.