Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

It's Chocolatey-Peanut Buttery deliciousness!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Grease two 8 inch circular pans and line with parchment.
  3. In a bowl, combine melted butter and cocoa and stir until cocoa has dissolved.
  4. Add sugar and stire until well-combined.
  5. Add eggs and continue to mix well.
  6. Fold in vanilla, flour and salt.
  7. Fold in chopped Reeseā€™s peanut butter cups.
  8. Divide between the pans and bake for approximately 25 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool and remove from pan.
  10. Spread 1/4 cup peanut butter over one layer and top with the second layer.
  11. Melt the chocolate and drizzle over the cake.
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I actually found this recipe on a baking blog that I frequently read, www.mybakingaddiction.com, but I thought I'd see if it was here, and here it is! I used 10 regular-sized Reese's cups. This recipe is missing the glaze. For mine, I changed it up a bit (what was on mybakingaddiction), and I combined 3 Tablespoons peanut butter, 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/2 cup heavy cream, and I whipped it until it was at about soft peaks, and spread it on top, letting some "drip" down the side. Instead of just meting chocolate chips, I made half a recipe of ganache (#97213), and piped it on the top just using a ziploc baggie. This turned out to be a very nice looking torte, perfect for the company we had, and VERY rich. It's like brownie batter, and cooks up like brownies too. I froze the leftovers we had, in slices, so we can take a slice out at a time. Thanks for posting this!