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Peanut Butter Cup Crumble Cake

Things You'll Need
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 38 to 40 REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
  • (hdr) (hdr) ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
How to Make
  • 1

    1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

  • 2

    2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pan.

  • 3

    3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

  • 4

    4. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups; cut each cup into 4 pieces. Prepare ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING. Reserve 1/3 cup frosting; frost cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle peanut butter cup pieces over frosting. Place reserved frosting in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 15 seconds or until pourable; drizzle over cake. Allow drizzle to set. 12 to 16 servings.

  • 5

    ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

  • 6

    6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 2-2/3 cups powdered sugar 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa 1/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 7

    Beat butter until fluffy in medium bowl. Alternately beat in powdered sugar and cocoa with milk until of spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Blend in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

Peanut Butter Cup Crumble Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Crumble Cake

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  1. Review 12/13/2012 8:01:26 PM by bridget77:
    This cake was delicious! It was fairly simple to make; I only made a small mess :) The smell of the cake is enough to make your mouth water.

  2. Review 4/4/2010 2:25:53 PM by darbygirl:
    I've often said I can't seem to make a cake as good as a box mix, but that was until I made this recipe....perfection! Moist and delicious.

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