Rich Chocolate Cake With Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting

Rich Chocolate Cake With Creamy Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate Frosting

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
30 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
10 mins
Yields:
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

Directions

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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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 640
  • Calories from Fat 230

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 26g 40%
  • Saturated Fat 12g 60%
  • Cholesterol 60mg 20%
  • Sodium 460mg 19%
  • Carbohydrates 94g 31%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Sugars 74g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 8%

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