Over-the-Top Peanut Butter-White Chocolate Cream Cake

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PEANUTS, PEANUT BUTTER, PEANUT PRODUCTS-National Peanut Board

Yield:

Makes 16 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Cool: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours

Ingredients

2 tablespoons CRISCO All-Vegetable Shortening
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
12 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
6 ounces PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup DOMINO Granulated Sugar
1 cup firmly packed DOMINO Light Brown Sugar
3/4 cup Creamy USA-GROWN PEANUT Butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 large eggs, at room temperature
3/4 cup Dry-Roasted Unsalted USA-GROWN PEANUTS, coarsely chopped and divided

Preparation

1. Set prepared Filling aside.

2. Grease a 12-cup Bundt pan with 2 Tbsp. shortening, and dust with 2 Tbsp. flour. Set pan aside.

3. Stir together 2 cups flour, salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl.

4. Beat 12 Tbsp. butter and next 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer 3 minutes or until fluffy. Beat in peanut butter and vanilla. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped peanuts.

5. Spoon one-third of batter into prepared Bundt pan. Carefully spoon Filling onto center portion of batter. (Filling should touch edges of pan as little as possible.) Spoon remaining batter over Filling.

6. Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan onto a wire rack, and cool 1 hour or until completely cool.

7. Drizzle Glaze evenly over top of cake, and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup chopped peanuts. Chill 2 hours. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Anna Ginsberg, Austin, Texas,

Southern Living

January 2007