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The Best Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake has layers of chocolate and peanut butter frosting and Reese’s peanut butter cups. It’s the perfect dessert for chocolate lover’s.

Whenever we go out to eat, I love to check out the dessert menu. It doesn’t matter if we have been to that restaurant a thousand times before. I am still going to sit and drool over the desserts. It’s like I have a thing for desserts or something. Especially if it is chocolate cake. I definitely have a weakness for that sweet goodness!

Layers of chocolate and peanut butter make this definitely the Best Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake I have had so far.

Homemade chocolate cake with chocolate and peanut butter frosting and peanut butter cups makes an impressive dessert for any party!

Yield: 14 cake slices


For the Cake

3/4 cup butter
3 eggs
2 cups flour
3/4 cup dark cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup cooled strong coffee

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For the Chocolate Frosting

1 cup dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup dark cocoa powder

For the Peanut Butter Frosting

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 Tablespoons whipping cream
4 Tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups powdered sugar
peanut butter cups


  1. Beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add the sugars and beat again.
  2. Add the eggs one at a time and beat until mixed in. Stir in the vanilla.
  3. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir together the milk and coffee.
  4. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk mixture to the butter mixture. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour the batter in a foil lined greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Remove and let cool. Cut the cake in half and set aside.
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