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chocolate peanut butter cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze

Chocolate birthday cake with creamy chocolate frosting and a sweet peanut butter glaze. A chocolate and peanut butter lovers dream!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate birthday cake
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 1006kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


for the peanut butter glaze:

  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter not all natural
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 tablespoons milk approximately


  • Make chocolate cake recipe according to directions and cool completely.
  • Make chocolate frosting recipe according to directions and fill and frost cakes together.
  • In a small bowl, stir peanut butter together with powdered sugar, vanilla and milk. Stir until smooth and then continue adding more milk, little by little, until desired consistency is reached. 
  • Using a teaspoon, drip the peanut butter glaze down the sides of the cake and then spoon over the top and spread gently to cover completely.


Calories: 1006kcal | Carbohydrates: 149g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 121g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 14mg