Peanut Butter Tandy Cake

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

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
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
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
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.