How to Prepare Delicious Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Cake.

You can cook Peanut Butter Cup Cake using 18 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Peanut Butter Cup Cake

  1. Prepare of Batter.
  2. Prepare 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  3. Prepare 1 (16 oz) of package light brown sugar.
  4. Prepare 1/2 cup of butter, softened.
  5. You need 3 of large eggs.
  6. It’s 2 cups of all-purpose flour.
  7. Prepare 1 teaspoon of baking soda.
  8. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  9. You need 1 (8 oz) of container sour cream.
  10. You need 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
  11. Prepare 1 cup of hot water.
  12. Prepare of Peanut Butter Frosting.
  13. Prepare 1 1/2 cups of butter, softened.
  14. Prepare 1 1/4 cups of creamy peanut butter.
  15. It’s 4 cups of powdered sugar.
  16. You need 1/4 cup of milk.
  17. You need 2 1/2 tablespoons of instant vanilla pudding mix.
  18. Prepare as needed of Reeses candy for decoration.

Peanut Butter Cup Cake step by step

  1. Spray a pan with baking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees..
  2. Melt chocolate chips. (Microwave at 30 second intervals until melted, stir). Set aside..
  3. Using an electric mixer. beat butter and brown sugar at medium speed for 5 minutes..
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  5. Beat in melted chocolate just until combined.
  6. Whisk together flour, baking soda. and salt.
  7. Add flour, alternating with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  8. Beat in vanilla extract.
  9. With mixer on low speed, gradually add in hot water (it will look watery).
  10. Divide cake batter evenly into 3 cake pans.
  11. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cake is firm when gently pressed on top. Let cool for 10 mins then remove from pans to cool completely..
  12. To make frosting: Beat butter and peanut butter until smooth and creamy.
  13. Beat in half the powdered sugar and half the milk.
  14. Beat in remaining powdered sugar. remaining milk, instant pudding mix.
  15. Place one cake layer on a cake stand or serving platter. Spread frosting on top, layer another cake, frost, layer last cake and frost. I reserved 3/4 cup of frosting to decorate..
  16. Decorate with Reeses candy!.

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