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Print This Delicious and Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe

This Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cake is moist and delicious even without frosting. Sporting a crunchy chocolatey topping this makes a wonderful snacking cake. Can be made in two 8 inch layer cakes pans, giving it a crunchy center when stacked.

2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
2 cups Brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup Peanut butter
1/2 cup Butter, room temperature
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Soda
1 cup Milk
1 tsp Vanilla
3 Eggs
1 cup Semi sweet chocolate chips

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~ 35 to
Pan Type ~ 13 x 9 x 2-inch cake pan
Preheat oven and grease bottom of baking pan.

In a large mixing bowl combine flour, brown sugar, peanut butter and butter. Beat on low speed of electric mixer until crumbly. Reserve one cup, set aside.
In a separate mixing bowl combine the baking powder, baking soda, milk, vanilla and eggs. Pour into the large mixing bowl of peanut butter and flour mixture. Beat on low speed until moistened, then beat at medium speed for 3 minutes scraping sides and bottom of bowl several times.

Pour chip cake batter into prepared pan and sprinkle the 1 cup of reserved crumbs evenly over the top. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over crumbs. Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake until a wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.

Serves 16
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 87 g
Calories 319
Calories from Fat 146
Total Fat 16.2g 25%
Saturated Fat 6.3g 32%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 179mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 37.8g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 22.2g
Protein 7.7g
Vitamin A 4% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 5% • Iron 10%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!