Maya Peanut Butter and Choco Chip Cake

4.8 from 11 reviews




  • 1 1/2 cups Maya Cake Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup peanutbutter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Chocolate Buttercream

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp whipping cream


Prepare Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/177ºC. Grease the bottom of one 9-inch round pan and line with baking paper. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. (K)
  3. In another bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk, ending with the dry mixture and beating well after each addition. Fold in Semi-sweet chocolate chips. (K)
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until done. Cool completely before frosting. (K)

Prepare Chocolate Buttercream

  1. Using a wooden spoon, cream butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add confectioner’s sugar and cocoa powder. (K)
  2. Add milk and whipping cream and continue beating until light and fluffy. (K)

To Assemble

  1. Assemble the cake by spreading chocolate buttercream around the cake (K)
  2. Cover the whole cake with frosting and decorate as desired. (K)


(K) = Kid Friendly Task

1. “Grease” is a term used in brushing fat, usually vegetable shortening, at the bottom of the baking pan. Where “Line” is a term used in putting baking paper at the bottom of the pan after greasing. These are done to prevent sticking of the product to the pan.

2. Sift confectioner’s sugar to have a smooth consistency for the buttercream.