Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Buckeye Cake


2 large eggs
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
3 packets (1 ounce each) Nestle Toll House Choco-Bake Unsweetened Chocolate Flavor
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt

Peanut Butter Later:
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup powdered sugar

2 cups (12 ounce package) Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/3 cup Nestle Toll House Peanut Butter & Milk Chocolate Morsels

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-inch round cake pan. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper; grease.

For Cake:
Combine eggs and sugar in a large bowl. Stir in flour, melted butter, Choco Bake, vanilla extract and salt until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick 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 paper; cool completely.

For Peanut Butter Layer:
Beat peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in medium mixing 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 and 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 seconds 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.

**Thoughts~This recipe is a bit time consuming, but it really is worth the effort. Very rich and yummy!**

This recipe is from the Nestle website.

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