Peanut Butter Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting & Mini Reese’s Pieces

We are celebrating my niece’s 10th birthday, what better than peanut butter and chocolate to say “Happy Birthday, we love you!”

Peanut Butter Cake:
1¹⁄3 cups cake flour
1¼ cups sugar
2 cups fine graham cracker crumbs
3½ tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter, softened
3 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tsp vanilla
1½ cups buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350°.  In medium bowl, whisk together cake flour, sugar, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder, and salt.  In large bowl of mixer, cream peanut butter and butter.  Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla.  Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Spread batter in well sprayed 13″x9″ pan.  Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a pick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool completely.

Chocolate Fudge Frosting:
1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup cocoa
3 cups powdered sugar
5-6 Tbl milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 bag (10 oz) Mini Reese’s Pieces

Beat butter, cocoa, 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 Tbl milk, and vanilla.  Gradually add remaining powdered sugar and milk to make desired frosting consistency.  Spread over completely cooled cake.  Sprinkle cake with Mini Reeses’s Pieces, I also sprinkled on some mini chocolate chips.

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2 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting & Mini Reese’s Pieces

  1. Holy moly this was delicious! I made this for my son’s 16th birthday and he loved it! It was so good, I’m thinking of making it for mine. haha Thank you for sharing. I think this will be my go-to cake for parties. 🙂

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