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Easy Peanut Butter Cake

Things You'll Need
  • 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • 1 package (about 18 oz.) regular white or yellow cake mix
  • (hdr) (hdr) PEANUT BUTTER WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • HERSHEY'S Syrup
  • Chocolate curls (optional)
How to Make
  • 1

    1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and wax paper-line two 8-or 9-inch round baking pans.

  • 2

    2. Place peanut butter chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred. Prepare cake mix as directed on package; blend in melted chip mixture. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  • 3

    3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.

  • 4

    4. Frost with PEANUT BUTTER WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING. Refrigerate until serving time. Serve with syrup drizzled over top and sides of cake. Garnish with chocolate curls, if desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover cake. 10 to 12 servings.

  • 5

    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

  • 6

    Stir together peanut butter chips, milk and marshmallows in 2-quart saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until chips and marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth; cool to lukewarm. Beat whipping cream in small bowl with electric mixer until stiff; fold in vanilla and cooled peanut butter chip mixture. About 4 cups frosting.

  • 7

    Variation: Cake may be baked in greased and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost with 1/2 recipe PEANUT BUTTER WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING.

Easy Peanut Butter Cake

Easy Peanut Butter Cake

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  1. Review 4/29/2010 5:11:19 PM by 54cupcake@yahoo.com:
    I am a Peanut Butter lover, when I made this cake I could not beleive how good this is, really nice and moist and the flavor ia really tasty, not over powering just right. This recipe will be a keeper

  2. Review 8/31/2009 6:38:40 PM by Jenjimlef:
    I forgot, I made it with homemade brownies. Yum

  3. Review 8/31/2009 6:37:37 PM by Jenjimlef:
    Frosting is really, really good if you love peanut butter!

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