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Buckeye Cake

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Makes: 8 servings Total Time: 2 hr
Category: Desserts Sub Category: Cakes

what you need
  • CAKE:
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 packets (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • PEANUT BUTTER LAYER:
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • GANACHE:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter & milk chocolate morsels
make it
PREHEAT oven to 350ºF. Grease 9-inch-round cake pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper; grease.

FOR CAKE:
COMBINE eggs and sugar in large bowl. Stir in flour, melted butter, unsweetened chocolate, vanilla extract and salt until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.

BAKE for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of cake; cool for an additional 10 minutes. Invert cake onto serving platter. Remove pan and parchment; cool completely.

FOR PEANUT BUTTER LAYER:
BEAT peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in medium mixer bowl until combined. Gradually beat in powdered sugar. Spread mixture on cake. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

FOR GANACHE:
HEAT cream in small saucepan to boiling; remove from heat. Add semi-sweet morsels; let stand 5 minutes. Stir; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until mixture is spreadable. Spread chocolate on top and sides of cake.

MELT peanut butter & milk chocolate morsels in resealable plastic bag on 70% power for 30 seconds. Knead bag to mix. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals until melted. Cut a small hole from corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle over cake. Store in refrigerator. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.
Notes
Average Rating  (1)
Rated  by jawilkin on 10/5/2005 Chocolate & Peanut butter have got to be the GREATEST combination!! Buckeye cake is the greatest of the great! Everyone & I do mean Everyone has requested the recipe.
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