Rich Chocolate Cake With Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting

Rich Chocolate Cake With Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting

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3
30 min.
prep
70 min.
total
12 servings

This yummy Chocolate Cake With Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting blends two favorite flavors in one treat. It will quickly become a favorite!

Ingredients

  • CAKE
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Peanut Butter & Milk Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
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FOR CAKE:
PREHEAT
oven to 350° F. Grease and flour two 9-inch-round cake pans.

COMBINE flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large mixer bowl. Add milk, water, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla extract; blend until moistened. Beat for 2 minutes (batter will be thin). Pour into prepared pans. Sprinkle 1/3 cup morsels over each cake.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting.

FOR CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING:
MICROWAVE
remaining morsels in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Beat cream cheese, melted morsels, vanilla extract and salt in small mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar.

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Delicious

A beautiful perfectly rich cake for all ages!

- Julie Seltenhammer from Calgary, AA

Rich and Yummy Cake

Loved this cake, it was wonderful! My son-in-law said it was the best cake he's ever eaten. I had a little trouble finding the Nestle Toll House Peanut Butter & Milk Chocolate Morsels. Today I saw them on sale and bought 3 packages for future baking and eating pleasure.

- Carol Elting from Clinton, Utah

Easy to make

I made this cake for my mother-in-law's birthday. It was so good and easy to make. Only problem I had was when I took the cakes out of the pans, many of the morsels stayed on the pan. Like they sunk and melted to the pan. Maybe I took it out of the pan too early? But I would def. make again!!

- Kenyon Macali from Ballston Spa, NY

A new favorite

I made this cake twice in one week for two different occassions- both times it received rave reviews. The cake was moist and the icing was delicious. However, I might consider switching the mixture of peanut butter and chocolate chips for plain pb chips for a subtle change. A few said the mixture for the icing had a mocha flavor, though no one complained about it. A new one for my repetoire of recipes...

- Tina Miller from LEBANON, NJ

Kids Love Cupcakes

This recipe made into cupcakes were a BIG hit at a recent kid birthday bash. I sprinkled crushed peanuts over the top. WARNING: check with guests parents ahead of time to make sure no children have peanut allergies.

- ann timmer

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 640
  • Calories from Fat: 230
  • Total Fat: 26g (40% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 12g (60% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 60mg (20% of DV)
  • Sodium: 460mg (19% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 94g (31% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 74g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 8% of DV
  • Iron: 8% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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