Flourless Peanut Butter Cake With Chocolate Buttercream

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ellie3763

not for the faint of heart. from "the knead for speed" - http://www.theknead4speed.com/2010/12/mission-possible-flourless-peanut-butter-cake/

Top Review by sprue

i noticed the extreme amount of baking soda in this recipe so i checked the original and it says:
1 tsp baking powder and 3/4 tsp baking soda... just putting that here for anyone else who may have been confused.. and for me for later remembrance..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Line two cake pans with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together peanut butter, sugar, milk, oil, egg yolks, vanilla, baking soda, baking powder, and salt until combined.
  3. Thoroughly clean and dry mixing beaters. In a small separate mixing bowl, whip egg whites to stiff peaks.
  4. Gently fold egg whites into rest of ingredients until well-incorporated.
  5. Divide batter evenly between cake pans. Bake for about 24 minutes. Remove cake from oven and let cool completely before frosting.
  6. To prepare buttercream frosting, beat butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and beat until creamy. Add chocolate and vanilla.
  7. Gently flip one cake over onto serving plate. Frost top of bottom layer. Gently flip out second layer over the first. Frost entire cake and decorate as desired.

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