Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake II

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake II


"If you like chocolate and peanut butter you will love this cake. A chocolate sheet cake is spread with peanut butter, and then topped with chocolate frosting."


1 h 30 m servings 718 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 718 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 36.7 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 93.1g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 446 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a saucepan, combine 1 cup margarine, 1/4 cup cocoa, water, eggs, and 1/2 cup buttermilk in a saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until it bubbles. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, 2 cups sugar and baking soda. Make a well in the center and pour in chocolate mixture. Add vanilla and beat until smooth. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  5. In a small bowl, mix peanut butter and oil. Spread over top of cake. In a saucepan, combine 1/4 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup margarine, and 6 tablespoons buttermilk. Heat until boiling. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Place confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. Beat in chocolate mixture and continue mixing until smooth. Spread over cake.
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  1. 44 Ratings


I think it may be a better idea to add the eggs after the hot wet ingredients are added to the dry ingredients because heating the eggs caused them to cook a little.

Excellent recipe. Light and fluffy cake with a nice thick topping. Very rich tasting (have a lot of milk on hand for your guests to drink). I constantly stirred the contents of the saucepan unti...

It smelt good and looked good before I put it into the oven. It didn't turn out at all, it was hard and thick and didn't puff up, I followed your instructions exactly and would like to know how ...

This is the best cake i have EVER eaten! Very wonderful! A must recipe for any peanut butter lover!

This is superb, however, I have "cheated" and used box cake mix and even box brownies, then made the peanut butter & chocolate toppings as directed. Everyone always loves it.

I made this cake for my husband's birthday & it was a hit. He is a huge peanut butter & chocolate fan & difficult to please, but received rave reviews. I'll make this one again. Thanks for sh...

If I could give this recipe six stars i would. I made this cake for my finance's birthday, and he loved it! The cake was sooo moist, and the frosting was absolutely delicious. I did take the a...

very good cake. Yes I am a peanut butter and choc. lover...but this cake is 100% awesome !!

Although I think this cake and frosting were great, it was a bit rich. I was hesitant to add oil to the peanut butter and in hindsight I don't think it was needed at all (in fact, it really did...