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“My daughter (a future baker!) decided to make me a birthday cake. Knowing I am not a big cake fan, she came up with this recipe that has a few of my favorite ingredients. Peanut Butter, Reeses Pieces, Chocolate... 'nuff said!”
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) boxgolden butter recipe cake mix
  • 23 cup water
  • 12 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter (your choice)
  • 1 cup Reese's pieces
  • for filling
  • 1 cup of the prepared cake mix (reserved)
  • 1 12 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • topping
  • 14 cup Reese's pieces


  1. Prepare cake mix according to package.
  2. Add cocoa powder, peanut butter, and candies.
  3. Reserve 1 cup in seperate bowl, set aside.
  4. Pour into pan as instructed on box.
  5. Mix reserved cake mix with cocoa powder and peanut butter to make filing.
  6. Drop by Tblsp on top of cake.
  7. Use last 1/4 c candies to place on top of chocolate "drops".
  8. Opition-swirl the chocolate in!
  9. Bake 350' for 35-45 mns (according to cake mix pkg).
  10. Suggestion: cookies! with chocolate and candie toppings? let me know if you try this idea, We would love to hear how it works!

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