My daughter chose a Chocolate Peanut Butter cake for the flavor of her birthday cake. It was a new recipe I tried and we all loved it so much, I wanted to share it here. 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

1 box devil's food cake mix
1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
3 eggs
1 1/3 c. water
1/2 c. mini chocolate chips

Combine cake mix, peanut butter, eggs and water in a large bowl and mix at medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in mini chocolate chips. Spread batter into pans and bake at 350 degrees according to pan directions (see this post for a chart on baking times). Cool for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool completely.

This cake is SO good with a... 

Peanut Butter Buttercream

1 c. creamy peanut butter
1/2 c. butter, softened
3 c. powdered sugar
1/4 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Cream peanut butter and butter in a large bowl. Add powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, mix at medium to low speed until creamy (you may need to add a bit more milk, depending on the consistency you need) about 1 minute.

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