Ingredients

How to make it

  • Make Cake:
  • 1. Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350ºF. Lightly butter bottom and sides of a 9-inch round cake pan. Line with a circle of baking parchment or waxed paper. Dust side of pan with flour and tap out excess.
  • 2. Stir together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  • 3. In large bowl, whisk together 2 whole eggs, oil and vanilla until frothy. Sift flour mixture over egg mixture and stir until smooth. Mixture will be stiff.
  • 4. In a grease-free medium mixer bowl, with the whisk attachment, beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually increase speed to medium-high and continue to beat until they start to form soft peaks. Add remaining sugar, 1 teaspoon at a time. Continue to beat until egg white mixture forms a stiff, shiny meringue.
  • 5. Using large rubber spatula, gently fold 1/3 egg white mixture into the egg- flour mixture to lighten it. Fold in remaining egg white mixture. Do not over mix batter. Scrape into prepared pan and spread evenly with a spatula.
  • 6. Bake for 15 minutes or until cake springs back when gently touched in center. Cool cake in pan 5 minutes. Invert to wire rack and cool completely.
  • Make Mousse:
  • 1. Put peanut butter chips into large bowl. In small saucepan, heat milk to a gentle boil. Pour hot milk over peanut butter chips. Let stand 30 seconds. Whisk until smooth and add peanut butter and vanilla. Let stand 5 minutes or until tepid.
  • 2. In chilled bowl, beat cream and confectioner’s sugar just until soft mounds barely start to form and cream in still pourable. Do not over beat cream. Gently fold 1/3 whipped cream mixture into peanut butter mixture to lighten it. Fold in remaining whipped cream. Do not over mix mousse or it will become grainy.
  • Assemble Cake:
  • 1. Lightly oil bottom and side of a 9-inch fluted tart pan with removable bottom. Line bottom and ides of pan with plastic wrap, smoothing out any wrinkles, and pressing it into ridges on sides of pan. Scrape peanut butter mousse into pan and spread it in an even layer, filling in all fluted indentations in side of pan with mousse.
  • 2. Remove paper circle from bottom of cake. Place cake on top of mousse in tart pan and gently press into place. Cover layer of cake with plastic wrap. Freeze for 3 hours or until firm.
  • 3. Remove plastic wrap from cake and invert onto a cardboard cake round. Lift off side and bottom of tart pan, using a thin bladed knife if necessary. Peel off plastic wrap from peanut butter mousse layer.
  • Make Milk Chocolate Glaze
  • 1. Put milk chocolate in medium bowl. In small saucepan heat cream to a gentle boil. Pour hot cream over chocolate. Let mixture stand for 30 seconds. Whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla.. Cool glaze until it starts to thicken slightly.
  • 2. Place cake on a wire rack over baking sheet. Pour milk chocolate glaze over cake, covering it completely. Refrigerate on wire rack for 5 minutes or until glaze is set. Sprinkle cake with chopped peanuts and refrigerate until serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    lanabade ate it and said...
    High 5,sounds amazing,thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    rebecc96052 ate it and said...
    wow, how could something so good, be so wrong... lol... i love, love, love this recipe... 5 forks
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  • showmegirl 5 years ago
    Sinful!!! Mmmm.
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    " It was excellent "
    momofsixil ate it and said...
    Definitely a "5" from me--sounds amazing!!
    Lori from IL
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    " It was excellent "
    gagagrits ate it and said...
    This would be my Aunts favorite, definatly will make it next time she comes to town, sound tooo gooood!
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    " It was excellent "
    sunflower48386 ate it and said...
    LOVE IT! Probably got broader just looking at it. 5 forks atcha
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  • modelsmom 6 years ago
    Oh man! As soon as I saw the name I KNEW I'd regret looking at this one. Curse you, sparow! But seriously, WOW! Reeses for grownups, how fabulous is that?!
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  • knoxcop 6 years ago
    Ok...this might just be worth a trip to West Town to go to the Godiva store! LOL And that's saying something, because I don't do malls well. Great and gorgeous post here. --Kn0x--
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    " It was excellent "
    dmajor ate it and said...
    Sounds so delicious! High 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    cherylannxo ate it and said...
    WHAT A WONDERFUL CAKE! OF ALL THE ICINGS I HAVE DONE, I PREFER GANACHE ABOVE ALL. YOU HAVE MY 5. THANK YOU FOR SHARING...CHERYL
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Oh my gosh, where have I been, missing so many of your good post, you have my 5 on this one also.
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  • obajoo 6 years ago
    Oh my god - this looks divine. Thank you for sharing!
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    " It was excellent "
    jo_jo_ba ate it and said...
    Yes please!!! What time's dessert? Or breakfast?? haha.
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  • isha 6 years ago
    Wow...this is so mouth watering...lovely recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    woodstock ate it and said...
    Looks like that diet is just going to have to wait;)
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  • angelgirl94 6 years ago
    This dessert is calling my name. Just printed it. Thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    cholena ate it and said...
    Dis is def saved . Can't wait to try . Thx : 0 )
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    " It was excellent "
    oregongrandma ate it and said...
    This simply makes my mouth water. It's got my 5 again!
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    " It was excellent "
    silverqueen ate it and said...
    Fantastic got my 5 real quick love this a keeper for sure.

    Have a great evening!!!

    SQ
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    This desert talks to me. Peanut butter mousse, it's like a Reese peanut butter cup only richer.
    Michael
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