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Peanut-Butter- Fudge Cake

Yield 25 squares
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 877
  • fat 69 g
  • satfat 13 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 46 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 17 mg
  • sodium 796 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, sugar and baking soda in a large mixing bowl; set aside.

  2. Melt margarine in a heavy saucepan; stir in cocoa. Add water, buttermilk and eggs, stirring well.

  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils. Add to flour mixture; stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Pour batter into a greased, floured 13-by-9-inch baking pan.

  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Spread peanut butter on warm cake. Cool completely for 30 minutes. Then spread Chocolate Frosting on top; cut into squares.