Peanut Crunch Cake

Recipe by Mary in LA.

My boyfriend MICHAEL loves my peanut crunch cake.

Top Review by dka6061

This is a very flavorful cake and it seems to please everyone. I originally got this recipe from the 1998 Beta Sigma Phi cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 12 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 14 cup canola oil
  • 12-34 cup peanut butter chips, divided
  • 12-34 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided


  1. In a bowl, beat cake mix,peanut butter and brown sugar on low speed until crumbly.
  2. Set aside 1/2 cup.
  3. Add water,eggs, and oil to remaining crumb mixture; blend on low until moistened.
  4. Beat on high for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in 1/4 cup each chocolate and peanut butter chips.
  6. Pour into a greased 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking pan.
  7. Combine peanuts, reserved crumb mixture and the remaining chips; sprinkle over batter.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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