Wednesday, August 6, 2008
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.
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.
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.