Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake

Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake

Inspired by southern butter cakes, this delight is blessed with lots of butter and made easily with a foolproof cake mix.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

20

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons milk
1
egg
1
cup peanut butter chips (from 10-oz bag)
1/2
cup chopped roasted peanuts
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
3 3/4
cups powdered sugar
Hot fudge topping, if desired
Chopped peanuts, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour (do not use dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, mix cake mix, butter, milk and 1 egg with spoon until dough forms. Spoon into pan. Place plastic wrap on dough; press evenly in pan. Remove plastic wrap. Sprinkle dough with peanut butter chips and peanuts.
  2. In large bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter, vanilla and 3 eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in powdered sugar on low speed. Pour mixture over chocolate mixture in pan; spread evenly.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until topping is set and deep golden brown. Cool at least 30 minutes to serve warm, or cool completely. When cutting serving pieces, wipe knife with paper towel after cutting each row. Top each piece with hot fudge topping and chopped peanuts. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 20 servings
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Did You Know?
Southern cooks have been making ooey-gooey butter cakes for generations. This version uses popular chocolate and peanut butter flavors.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 32g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.