Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter or margarine

  2. 3 cups flour

  3. 1 cup creamy peanut butter

  4. 3 cups sugar

  5. 5 eggs

  6. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  8. 1 cup milk

  9. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  10. ** GANACHE -- ** 12 ounces semisweet chocolate -- chopped

  11. 3/4 cup heavy cream

  12. CAKE:

  13. 10" tube or 12-cup Bundt pan.

  14. In a large bowl, cream butter or margarine with peanut butter. Add sugar and combine until light in color. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mixture should be light and fluffy. Add vanilla extract. In a smaller bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Combine batter until it is smooth and creamy. Pour into prepared pan.

  15. 1 hour

  16. 25 minutes. Let cake cool in pan

  17. 30 minutes before turning out onto rack. Remove from pan and cool completely. Cover with ganache.

  18. GANACHE:

  19. Heat cream until boiling. Pour over chocolate chips and whisk until it is creamy and smooth. Let cool for 2-3 minutes.

  20. Place cake on a rack and place rack over a large clean baking sheet (to catch the drips). Pour ganache over the top and let it cascade over the cake, enrobing it completely. Remove rack from dirty baking sheet and place it over a clean one. Scrape up remaining ganache and reheat it, if necessary, to pour over cake again if spots are missed.


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