How to make it

  • Cake:
  • In a bowl,cream butter, sugar and eggs.
  • In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda and salt together.
  • Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  • In a separare bowl, stir the boiling water and Heshey's® cocoa together until the cocoa dissolves.
  • Add vanilla. Stir and add to cake batter.
  • Pour the batter into 2 8-inch round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool on racks.
  • Peanut Butter Filling:
  • Mix all ingredients together until creamy. Add more water if necessary to get a smooth consistency.
  • Spread between cooled cake layers.
  • Frosting:
  • Mix butter, shortening, vanilla, Dream Whip®, flour and confectioners' sugar together until creamy.
  • Mix Hershey® cocoa with 1/4-1/2 cup hot water, stirring until dissolved.
  • Add to the creamed mixture and continue to mix until well blended.
  • Frost top and sides of cake.
  • Garnish with chopped nuts OR mini Reese's Peanut Butter® cups that have been cut in half.
  • Serve with a tall glass of ice cold milk :o)
  • ***Digest thoroughly before taking that run!!!***

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  • dixiejet 10 years ago
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  • shirleyoma 10 years ago
    I found it and it sounds like what I like for sure! you sure have me pegged! lol
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  • henrie 10 years ago
    Wow! I'm speechless, sounds soooooooooooooo good, I'm going to make this one as soon as our weather cools off some - if I can wait that long LOL Thanks for sharing this recipe :)
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