Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Rich chocolate cake stands up to the peanut butter cookie dough center and frosting.

Preparation 10 mins
Total Time 0:10
Serves 12     adjust servings


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2-5 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

For the Cake Construction

  • Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
  • Chocolate Cake
  • (Optional additions)
  • mini chocolate chips
  • mini peanut butter cups
  • chopped peanuts
  • chocolate curls


  1. Beat butter and peanut butter with an electric mixer with a paddle attachment until smooth. Gradually add in milk and powdered sugar.
  2. Place one chocolate cake on a cake platter. Add the Peanut Butter Cookie Dough and top with second chocolate cake. Frost cake with an offset spatula and decorate as desired.
  3. Add mini chocolate chips or mini peanut butter cups.
  4. Serve with a tall glass of milk.


Recipe Notes

The cake pictured was made in 6 inch round pans and the cookie dough was formed in a 6 inch springform pan. The recipes make a full 9 inch cake. If you reduce the pan size, you will have leftover cake batter to make about 10 cupcakes.

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