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Foodie Goodie | Easy Peasy Peanut Butter Cake.

Ah yes, another peanut butter recipe!
If you love peanut butter as much as I do, you'll go over the moon with this cake's frosting. And best of all, this cake is, true to its name, pretty easy to make. :)

Easy Peasy Peanut Butter Cake

1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
1 tablespoon shortening
1 package (about 18 oz.) regular white or yellow cake mix
Peanut Butter Whipped Cream Frosting*
Hershey's Syrup (optional)

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and wax paper-line two 8-or 9-inch round baking pans.
2. Place peanut butter chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) for 1-1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred.
3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package then blend in the melted chip mixture. Pour batter into prepared pans.
4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes then remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
5. Frost with Peanut Butter Whipped Cream Frosting*. Refrigerate until serving time.
6. Serve with syrup drizzled over top and sides of cake. 

*Peanut Butter Whipped Cream Frosting
1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
2/3 cup milk
3 cups miniature marshmallows
2 cups (1 pt.) cold whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Stir together peanut butter chips, milk and marshmallows in 2-quart saucepan.
2. Heat over low heat with constant stirring, until chips and marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Cool to lukewarm.
3. Beat whipping cream in small bowl with electric mixer until stiff, then fold in vanilla and cooled peanut butter chip mixture.

As seen on Hershey's Kitchens.

9 replies:

Unknown said...

Wow this looks very yummy and tasty sweet. I'd love to try it thank you.

Christy G said...

Yummy, this looks delicious. I love peanut butter and chocolate.

Rebecca Swenor said...

This sounds and looks so good. We all love peanut butter so I am definitely making this indeed. Thanks for sharing.

Eliz Frank said...

That looks so delicious. I can't believe it's so easy to make.

mail4rosey said...

I like that it has a whipped frosting. I'd love to try this cake recipe, it looks pretty amazing/delicious.

Mom-Friday said...

Oh my, this looks so good! I love peanut butter and I love Reese's! But after my food intolerance test, I need to cut back or avoid peanuts and peanut butter!!! huuhuhu....

jyonash said...

Sounds amazing, this reminds me of a cake my husbands grandmother used to make. He loved that cake...I may have to try this for him!

Animetric said...

OMG I want to try making the frosting!

Christy Maurer said...

Oh, yum! I need that!!