Reese’s Perfect Peanut Butter Mud Cake

Makes 2 Cakes


  • 400g Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cups
  • 3 tbs instant coffee granules
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tin evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tin caramel treat



  1. Add the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and coffee powder to a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Add tin milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla to flour mixture and mix together slowly until well combined.
  3. Carefully stir in the hot water.
  4. Distribute cake batter evenly between the two prepared cake pans.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick or cake tester inserted in the center of the chocolate cake comes out clean.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes, remove from the pan and cool completely.
  7. Cream the caramel treat, and spread half onto the one cake.
  8. Chop the peanut butter cups into quarters, and spread half the peanut butter pieces evenly on top of the caramel treat.
  9. Take the other cake and place on top, and repeat the process of spreading the caramel treat and topping with the peanut butter cups.
  10. Take the caramel treat and cream it. Spread half of the creamed caramel treat onto one cake layer.
  11. Take half of the peanut butter cups and evenly distribute on top of the caramel treat layer.
  12. Place the second cake layer on top of the first one and repeat the process of spreading the caramel treat and topping it with the remaining peanut butter cups.

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