Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

This chocolate peanut butter cake marries two classic dessert ingredients to create a luscious and decadent cake that comes together in less than an hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2cupssugar
  • cupsflour
  • 1cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • tspbaking powder
  • tspbaking soda
  • 1tspsalt
  • 2largeeggs
  • 1cupwhole milk
  • ½cupVegetable Oil
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • 1cuphot coffee,or boiling water
  • Peanut Butter Frosting


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees. Butter and dust 2 9-inch cake pans with cocoa powder.

  2. In a stand mixer on low speed, add together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  3. In a medium bowl combine the eggs, milk, oil and vanilla and add to the stand mixer on just until just combined and finally add in the boiling water carefully and stir it in with a spatula or large spool until just combined.

  4. Pour batter into the pans and bake for 30 to 35 minutes then remove. Let them cool completely before frosting with the peanut butter frosting.


  • Calories: 322.13kcal
  • Fat: 11.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.70g
  • Fiber: 3.15g
  • Sugar: 34.64g
  • Protein: 5.00g
  • Cholesterol: 33.03mg
  • Sodium: 276.06mg
  • Calcium: 82.77mg
  • Potassium: 179.05mg
  • Iron: 1.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.69µg
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