Scrumptious Chocolate Peanut Cake

Chocolate Peanut Cake Recipe
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A delightful chocolate cake topped with chocolate chips and peanuts.
45 min
Prep Time
2:15
Total Time
15 servings

Ingredients

Cake

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
3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 1/4 teaspoons
baking powder
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 cup
mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips

Frosting

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 real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup
chopped salted peanuts

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. Combine all cake ingredients except chocolate chips in large 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.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup butter and peanut butter in medium 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.
  5. Frost cooled cake; sprinkle with 1/2 cup chocolate chips and peanuts.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving )

Calories
570
Cholesterol
80mg
Carbohydrates
29g
Protein
76g
Fat
7g
Sodium
350mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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