chocolate peanut butter cake.

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chocolate peanut butter cake.

this is a chocolate cake with peanut butter buttercream drizzled with chocolate ganache! YUM!

for the chocolate cake:
see classic chocolate cupcake recipe

for the peanut butter buttercream:
2 sticks butter (room temperature)
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons heavy cream

with an electric mixture, beat butter and peanut butter until fluffy
add powdered sugar 1 cup at at time, blending well after each addition
add vanilla extract
add heavy cream
beat for about 2 minutes until super fluffy

for the chocolate ganache:
in a small sauce pan, melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons heavy cream
let cool and drizzle over cake!

i also coated the sides with mini chocolate chips hehe 🙂

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