Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Peanut Butter and Yum...

For weeks I've wanted to post this decadent dessert, but waited to get the thumbs up from the recipe's original creator, Amanda from Kevin and Amanda. I've made this deliciously sinful dessert twice and each time it has been a huge hit!

Best Ever Chocolate Cake

1 box devil’s food cake mix
1 package Jello instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups mini semisweet chocolate chips {or 2 c. chopped Reese's peanut butter cups}

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a VERY large bowl (4 qt), mix together everything except chocolate chips. Batter will be thick. Stir in the chocolate chips. Pour batter into cake pan of choice (I normally use two 9-inch pie pans).

For cooking time, I use the cooking times on the back of the devil’s food cake box as a guide. Be sure to do the toothpick check, and if it’s not done, check on it every 5 minutes after that.

Buttercream Frosting

1 cup shortening {Crisco}
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 c. to 1 c. peanut butter {optional}

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening until fluffy. Add sugar and continue creaming until well blended. Add salt, vanilla, and whipping cream. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add peanut butter. Beat at high speed until frosting is fluffy.

If you're in a pinch for time, Duncan Hines makes a delicious buttercream frosting. Add the peanut butter, mix, and voila---Your very own slice of Heaven!

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Just be sure not to not to over indulge, it is swimsuit season after all...

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Move over Giselle B., there's a new Sports Illustrated swimsuit model in town!
{More beach pictures soon!}

Bon Appetit!

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16 comments:

Same Sweet Girl: Memoir of a Southern Belle said...

Oh my!! That cake sounds AND looks absolutely amazing!!!!!!!! Reese's is my faaaavorite candy so I am totally craving this cake right now! Thanks a lot! ;)

SassySillySpunky said...

Umm my mouth is watering looking at that cake!!! LOVE GG's swimsuit!

Jennifer said...

OMG..that cake looks amazing. I will be trying that recipe today! Love GG on the beach..you are gonna have to chase those boys away with that bikini!

The Ross Family said...

Yummy to both pictures! ;)

Jennifer @ The Toy Box Years said...

Oh that beach picture is absolutely ADORABLE!!! And oh yeah - the cake looks yummy too! LOL!

Liz said...

This could earn me some MAJOR brownie points in this house. Hubby loves peanut butter desserts. Thanks for sharing! :)

Oh yeah, GG looks ADORABLE!!! :)

I Do Declare said...

Uh-oh...my husband is going to fall in love with cake!

Laura@Cowboy Boots said...

i wish you were bringing that over for dessert tonight. my inlaws are coming tonight instead of tomorrow and i can't think of anything to make that i have on hand!

Britt said...

Yum and CUTE! Love her swimsuit!!!

I'maNolaGirl said...

Good gracious! This looks amazing!

Jocelyn said...

oh boy that cake looks super delish! reeses are my all time favorite! and i love the bathing beauty pic...so cute!

liz said...

oh my goodness - sinful indeed! got a good laugh out of you cutting to GG in her suit!

Carey said...

That sounds sooo good! Perfect summer time recipe :)
GG looks sooo dang cute in that bikini! Don't you love how rolls are adorable on our girls :)

Jen said...

Lovin' that little bikini baby.
Amazing dessert as well. We love reese cups!

Sweet Southern Prep said...

Thanks so much! Meme actually got E her romper from a store right near her town, called Josephine's. I think they have an online site now, www.josephinesstatesboro.com. W's is from a store here called Shower Me With Love. Love that place! :)

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

That looks delicious!