This Chocolate Peanut Butter Earthquake Cake will knock you off your feet! This decadent dessert is filled with creamy peanut butter and Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. If you love Reese’s chocolate, I am sure that you’ll dig this cake! The best part is this is seriously easy to whip up using just a few simple ingredients!
This cake has sweet cream cheese swirled on top. To serve, top a slice of this warm cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a heavenly dessert that everyone will go crazy about!
1/2 c. softened butter
1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix oil, eggs, water
1 tsp vanilla extract
12 ounces Softened cream cheese
3/4 c. Creamy peanut butter
4 c. powdered sugar
1 1/2 c. miniature Reese’s peanut butter cups unwrapped and cut into halves
1/2 c. chocolate chips
How to make Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Earthquake Cake
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 350 degrees. Using nonstick cooking spray, grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
Step 2: Place the ingredients for the chocolate cake mix in a large bowl. Mix well until combined.
Step 3: Into the prepared baking dish, pour the cake batter and set aside.
Step 4: Place the cream cheese, butter, peanut butter, and vanilla in another bowl. Beat until well mixed. Add the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time (4 cups in total), mixing well after each addition.
Step 5: In spoonfuls, add the peanut butter mixture to the chocolate mix, lightly spreading them around.
Step 6: On top, sprinkle Reese’s peanut butter cup, halves and chocolate chips.
Step 7: Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Step 8: Slice and serve the cake warm with vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
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