Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

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Peanut Butter Recipe = Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

125g dark chocolate, chopped
½ cup (125g) butter
2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla essence
1 ½ cups (375ml) castor sugar
4 eggs, separated
½ cup (65ml) peanut butter
1 cup (250ml) self-raising flour
½ cup plain flour
1 cup (250ml) milk

Melt the chocolate and cool to room temperature. Cream butter, vanilla essence and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat I the egg yolks one at a time then beat in the chocolate and peanut butter. Stir in the flours, alternately with the milk. Beat the egg whites separately until soft peaks form, and fold into the mixture. Pour the mixture into a greased 23cm round cake pan and bake at 160ºC for 1 ½ hours.

90g cream cheese
1 ½ cups (375ml) icing sugar
½ cup (125ml) peanut butter
1 tablespoon (15ml) honey

Mix the cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the icing sugar, peanut butter and honey. Top the cooled cake with the peanut butter cream.

Serves 8-10.