Peanut Butter Tandy Cake

Peanut Butter Tandy Cake

Bring the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate to a tasty sheet cake!

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1 1/2
cups creamy peanut butter
cup semisweet chocolate chips
tablespoons butter or margarine
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. Make cake batter as directed on box using cake mix, water, oil and eggs. Pour batter into pan.
  3. Bake 17 to 23 minutes (19 to 26 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave peanut butter uncovered on High 20 seconds or until softened and spreadable. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto surface of warm cake; spread carefully to cover top. Refrigerate cake to harden the peanut butter, about 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and butter uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir; continue to microwave on High 10 to 20 seconds longer, stirring after 10 seconds until chips are melted. Stir in frosting.
  6. Spread frosting over peanut butter layer on cake. Store loosely covered.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
This is our version of a "Tandy Kake," a white cake made with peanut butter and chocolate that was popular in the 1930s.
For a flavor reminiscent of a popular candy bar, substitute milk chocolate chips for the semisweet.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.