You will love this Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe! It’s the perfect combination of creamy peanut butter filling rich chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache.
In mixer, cream butter and sugar together
Add eggs 1 at a time. Beat in vanilla
Combine all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl (including pudding mix)
Add dry mix to the mixing bowl alternating with the milk and buttermilk.
Add the vegetable oil and mix until well combined and not lumpy
Pour into greased/floured cake pans (2 ) 8in
Bake at 350 for about 20-25 mins until toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool 10 minutes before removing from pan
In mixer combine room temperature butter and peanut butter and beat until fluffy
Beat in vanilla and add in powdered sugar a little at a time
Mix until the frosting is smooth and fluffy
Spread over bottom layer of cake
Top frosting with the 2nd cake
In a small saucepan, heat heavy whipping cream until just before it boils
Pour chocolate chips into a separate bowl
Add hot heavy whipping cream to chocolate chips and whisk until smooth consistency
Let cool for a few minutes and pour over cake starting in the center and letting in spill over the sides of the cake
Leave plain or top the cake with chopped peanut butter cups, peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, chocolate curls ect.