Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake



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Sorry, but I had to post this as soon as I saw it. I didn't even make it because
I thought all of you should know about it ASAP!
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CAKE
There must be a Heaven because this beauty exists!
And we are alive to eat it!
Filling
2 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
340 gr bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter

Bring cream and sugar to simmer in saucepan, whisking to dissolve sugar.
Remove from heat. Add to chocolate; let stand 1 minute.
Whisk until smooth.
Whisk in peanut butter. Chill uncovered overnight.

Cake

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2 cup chunky peanut butter

450 gr golden brown sugar

4 large eggs

1 sachet vanilla sugar

1 cup buttermilk


Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter three 9-inch-diameter cake pans

Sift first 4 ingredients into medium bowl.

Beat in sugars

Beat in eggs, 1 at a time.

At low-speed, beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk. Start and finish with dry ingredients. Add 1-2 tablespoon buttermilk if needed.

Divide batter among 3 pans and spread evenly.

Bake cakes untl tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Cool cakes 5 minutes. Turn out onto racks. Cool cakes completely.


Frosting

340 gr cream cheese, room temperature

1 cup powdered sugar

3/4 cup powdered sugar

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

1 sachet vanilla sugar

3/4 cup chilled heavy whipping cream


Using electric mixer, beat cream cheese, 1 cup powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla in large bowl to blend.

Whisk whipping cream and 3/4 cup powdered sugar in bowl until mixture holds medium-firm peaks.

Fold into cream cheese mixture in 3 additions; chill until firm but spreadable, about 1 hour.

Assembling the cake

Place 1 cake layer. Spread with half of filling. Place another layer. Spread with remainiwsng filling. Top with remaining cake layer. Spread frosting over top and sides of cake.

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  2. Wow, This looks so good!!! "DROOL"

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