Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

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This CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CAKE is the ultimate bundt cake recipe! The cake is made with peanut butter AND peanut butter cups, and then topped with a decadent peanut butter icing. All that peanut butter makes this indulgent cake the most amazing peanut butter chocolate cake recipe!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake recipe topped with peanut butter frosting

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is the ULTIMATE indulgent treat for peanut butter lovers. Peanut Butter, chocolate, peanut butter cups, peanut butter chips, and peanut butter frosting…there’s so much to love!

If you ask me what makes the perfect holiday dessert, I’d most likely say chocolate. Sure there is peppermint, gingerbread, cranberry, so many good options, but chocolate has always been my favorite. Add some peanut butter cups into the mix and WOW…you have a winner. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is straight from my mom’s site, Simply Sated, and it’s been one of our favorites since she first posted it. It’s so rich, so decadent, and so perfect for the holidays.

If you’re a fan of peanut butter (who isn’t really?), then you’re REALLY going to drool over this bundt cake recipe. Peanut butter and peanut butter cups baked into the chocolate cake, plus a peanut butter frosting, and more peanut butter cups and peanut butter chips sprinkled on top…ya, that’s a lot of peanut butter, but trust me, it is the perfect amount for this peanut butter chocolate cake!

I love to eat this cake at all times throughout the day, which might not be the healthiest, but it is definitely the tastiest. Serve it over the holidays and everyone will devour this!

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is the ULTIMATE cake recipe for peanut butter lovers. Bake it all in with this easy bundt cake recipe and enjoy!

 

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER POUND CAKE is the ultimate bundt cake recipe! Topped with a decadent peanut butter icing, this indulgent cake is perfect for the holidays!

Peanut butter chocolate cake on a serving platter, next to two plates with cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Bundt Cake

You know peanut butter chips? The ones that are supposed to be baked into things? Well, I used to eat those by the HANDFUL as a kid. I LOVE peanut butter, and I’m packing as much of it as possible into this bundt cake. Fellow peanut butter lovers will thank me! This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is filled with peanut butter cups, peanut butter chips, and good ole’ creamy peanut butter. And that icing? Peanut butter frosting! It’s loaded with peanut butter cups. It’s the stuff of dreams.

Since I’m still learning to bake, I’m super lucky to have my mom around for all my baking needs. She is a genius in the kitchen and pretty much every baked good you can find on this site is either inspired or created by her. She knows what she’s doing, and luckily she is willing to share the wealth! If you’re looking for the perfect cake to bring to all your holiday get togethers, THIS IS IT! Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Bundt Cake for the Christmas win!

Close up of a slice of chocolate peanut butter cup bundt cake

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUP POUND CAKE is the ultimate bundt cake recipe! Topped with a decadent peanut butter icing, this indulgent cake is perfect for the holidays!

How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

My mom can bake anything, but I prefer to keep it simple. So this easy peanut butter chocolate cake recipe is a dream! We’re starting with a cake mix, adding instant pudding, a few other standard cake ingredients, and allllll the peanut butter you can imagine.

How to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cake:

  1. Combine cake mix, flour, and instant pudding in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add eggs, water, milk, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and mix with electric mixer.
  3. Fold in the peanut butter chips and chopped peanut butter cups.
  4. Pour batter into cake pan, and bake for 45-55 minutes at 350°F.

After baking, let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then invert it onto a cooling rack. Let it cool completely before adding the peanut butter frosting. See the recipe card for detailed instructions!

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CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUP POUND CAKE is the ultimate bundt cake recipe! Topped with a decadent peanut butter icing, this indulgent cake is perfect for the holidays!

A slice of chocolate peanut butter cake filled with peanut butter chips

How to Make Peanut Butter Frosting

The peanut butter frosting might be my favorite part of this recipe. It’s the perfect addition to this chocolate cake! It’s just creamy peanut butter melted together with peanut butter cups. So simple yet sooooo delicious! You’ll want to make this frosting while the cake is cooling. Once the chocolate peanut butter cake has cooled, you can pour the icing over top. Finish it off by sprinkling peanut butter chips and more peanut butter cups on top. Then let the frosting cool before serving.

Peanut butter chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting

I still can’t believe how amazing this chocolate peanut butter cake is. It’s SO good. I love all that peanut butter mixed into the chocolate cake. It’s the perfect balance if you ask me! Don’t you want to dig right in and eat the entire cake? Save some for me!

See the recipe card below for details on how to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake. Enjoy!

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