Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candy Cake

This recipe for Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candy Cake is the perfect treat for any chocolate lover! The cake is made with a peanut butter frosting and is topped with your favorite chocolate candies. It’s sure to be a hit at any party or gathering!


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted OR margarine, melted OR vegetable oil
  • 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky) NOTE: do not use “natural” peanut butter for this recipe as it is too oily and will make your cake greasy. trust me on this one! 😉
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, vanilla extract and salt until lemon coloured. Add the sugar, flour, milk and baking powder to the mixture and stir until everything is combined. Pour in the melted butter or margarine and mix again until smooth.

Pour the batter into your prepared pan or cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes. Do not overbake!

Once finished baking, immediately spread with peanut butter while the cake is still warm then sprinkle over with chocolate chips. Put back into oven for a minute or so to melt chocolate if needed then remove and spread evenly with a spatula. Let cool completely then store in fridge until set.

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Candy Cake
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