I spotted a recipe calling for peanut butter in a cake and since I had some creamy peanut butter and dark chocolate at hand, I didn’t procrastinate to bake this. This is a moist, dense but flavourful cake as the peanut butter blends well with the melted chocolate, perfect with a hot cuppa tea.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake ~ 花生奶油蛋糕
300 gm plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
180 gm dark chocolate, melted
125 gm butter
125 gm creamy peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
4 large eggs, separated
75 gm Panela sugar (or you can use brown sugar)
100 gm caster sugar
1 cup milk
Melt the dark chocolate, set aside.
Sift flour with baking powder, set aside.
Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy, add in the egg yolks one at a time, add in vanilla, beat till well incorporated.
On low speed, mix in the melted chocolate, peanut butter, flour and milk. Mix well.
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites till stiff peaks form.
Fold the egg whites into the batter. Mix well.
Pour the batter into a greased and lightly flour dusted 23 cm springform pan.
Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for about 45 mins to 50 mins. till a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let cool for about 10 mins. before unmoulding and cooling completely on a wire rack.