Birthday Cake

How to Make the Ultimate Birthday Cake

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Looking for the perfect cake to make for the chocolate peanut butter lover? This cake raises everyone’s favorite flavor combo to new levels. Combining a deep dark chocolate cake with a smooth peanut butter cream cheese icing, the ultimate surprise is the center layer of crunchy chocolate meringue. Decorate with more meringues, peanuts and peanut butter chocolate candies for the ultimate birthday cake!

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INGREDIENTS
Cake
– 3 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 cup dark cocoa powder
– 1 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
– 1 tablespoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 2 cups milk
– 2/3 cup vegetable oil
– 1 1/4 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
– 1 cup granulated sugar
– 4 eggs
– 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
– 1 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

Meringues
– 2 tablespoons Wilton Meringue Powder – http://bit.ly/2MYRD9I
– 1/4 cup water
– Pinch of salt
– 2/3 cup granulated sugar
– 1 1/2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
– 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder , plus more for dusting

Icing
– 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
– 1 cup peanut butter
– 3 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
– 3/4 cup honey roasted peanuts , chopped

Ganache
– 6 ounces semisweet chocolate , chopped
– 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
– 1 package (1.5 ounces) chocolate peanut butter cup candy, , chopped

TOOLS
– 8 in. Round Cake Pan (2 pans needed)
– Large bowl
– Whisk
– Measuring Spoons
– Measuring Cup
– Toothpick
– Cooling Grid
– Parchment Paper
– Rubber Spatula
– Decorating Bag
– Piping Tip 1A
– Medium microwave-safe bowl

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