Peanut Butter Melt -Away Cake

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

Not quite sure about the prep time, but is well worth it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine margarine, baking cocoa,water, eggs, and buttermilk in sauce pan mix well.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring often, remove from heat.
  3. Add sugar, flour, vanilla, baking soda and salt, beat well.
  4. Pour into greased and floured 9 by 13 cake pan.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 ninutes, cool.
  6. Spread with melted peanut butter.
  7. Chill until firm.
  8. Combine margarine and baking cocoa in sauce pan, bring to a boil.
  9. Add confectioners sugar, buttermilk, vanilla and peanut butter.
  10. Beat until smooth,Pour over cake.
  11. Chill until ready to serve.


Most Helpful

The cake was a bit dense for my liking, but the icing was absolutely fabulous! It truly does taste like peanut butter melt-a-ways!

Clovis Ann April 10, 2009

This is somewhere between 4 and 5 stars. Much better than just plain chocolate cake. The cake didn't rise too much, but it had enough layers so that wasn't much of a problem I would recommend melting the margarine before adding the other ingredients. Pretty easy to make.

djafishfria July 10, 2008

This cake was fabulous!!! I made it for Mom on Mother's Day and she loved it! It's extremely rich and sweet, perfect for a special occasion. I accidentally used 1 cup of buttermilk in the cake and the cake turned out soft, more like a gooey brownie than an actual cake, but I don't know that I would make it correctly next time! Also, I only used about 1/2 of the frosting because it was only 1 layer and I thought the frosting would overpower it. You might want to make it a layer cake and put some frosting in between the layers because the specified amount of frosting would've been too much. Otherwise, it was fantastic, by far the best cake I've ever eaten!!!

slmst80 May 15, 2006

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