Social Media

Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter cake with frosting and chocolate glaze

Photos of Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

This recipe is for the chocolate and peanut butter lovers out there! It has a moist and decadent cake layer with a delicious peanut butter frosting to top it. It’s the extra sweetness that goes a long way in taste and enjoyment.

Make this decadent chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting for any occasion! A moist chocolate cake topped with smooth peanut butter frosting for a rich dessert.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 55 mins



  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Mazola oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Peanut Butter Frosting:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • ¾ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp butter


To Make The Cake:

  1. Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, soda, and salt in a mixing bowl. Then make a well in the center.
  2. Add oil, water, and vanilla into the well.
  3. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed for 1 minute, until blended.
  4. Pour batter into 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan, greased and floured. Or can be baked in greased and floured muffin tins, filled ½ full.
  5. Bake cake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees F or until tester comes out clean.

To Make The Frosting:

  1. Combine sifted powdered sugar, peanut butter, butter and milk in mixing bowl.
  2. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed until thick and creamy.


  • Sugar: 64g
  • :
  • Calcium: 24mg
  • Calories: 631kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 96g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Fat: 27g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 118mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 281mg
  • Vitamin A: 165IU
Nutrition Disclaimer
Want to share your experience making this delectable Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting or discuss variations and tips? Join the conversation in our Baking and Desserts forum section!

Was this page helpful?

Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!