Chocolate Peanut Cake Recipe

Scrumptious Chocolate Peanut Cake

A delightful chocolate cake topped with chocolate chips and peanuts.

45 min. prep time
15 servings
000 Ratings



2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup peanut butter
3 cups powdered sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

Combine all cake ingredients except chocolate chips in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until moistened. Beat at high speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips.

Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Combine 1/2 cup butter and peanut butter in bowl. Beat at high speed, scraping bowl often, until light and creamy. Add powdered sugar; beat at low speed, gradually adding enough half & half for desired spreading consistency and scraping bowl often, until smooth.

Frost cooled cake; sprinkle with 1/2 cup chocolate chips and peanuts.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving )

Calories: 570

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 80mg

Sodium: 350mg

Carbohydrates: 29g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 76g

Recipe #6639B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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