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Peanut Butter Coffee Cake Recipe

Peanut Butter Coffee Cake is a heavenly mixture of chocolate, peanut butter, and Nutella all under a crunchy layer of streusel topping.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 10
Author Hostess At Heart

Ingredients

Topping

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter I used creamy
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Cake

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup Nutella

Garnish

  • Melted dark chocolate

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-6" cast iron skillets or a 10" skillet with non-stick cooking spray.

Topping

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and brown sugar. Using a mixer on medium speed, beat butter and peanut butter until crumbly. Stir in the peanuts and set aside.

Cake

  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, peanut butter and sugar on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.
  • In a medium bowl whisk flour, salt, and baking powder together. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture alternating with milk, starting and ending with the flour mixture.
  • Pour half of the batter in the skillet. Spoon Nutella over batter. Top with remaining batter. Sprinkle with topping.
  • Bake until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 23-25 minutes for 6" skillets or approximately 40 minutes for a 10-inch skillet. Loosely cover with foil to prevent excess browning if necessary.
  • Garnish with melted chocolate.

Notes

Recipe published in Southern Cast Iron” Winter 2017 edition.

Nutrition

Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 9.2% | Calcium: 8.4% | Iron: 12.9%
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