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Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cake
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Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cake

Chocolate Chip & Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cake is hearty and delicious!  This coffee cake is loaded with chocolate and peanut butter chips and peanut butter drizzle! YUM!! Somebody stop me! NO...don't! :)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: cake, chocolate, coffee cake, oatmeal, oats, peanut butter
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories:
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups boiling water
  • 1 ½ cups whole or 1 minute oats reserve ½ cup for topping, divided
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup mini chocolate chips reserve ¼ cup for topping, divided
  • ¾ cup mini peanut butter chips reserve ¼ cup for topping, divided
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped to bits
  • to ½ cup peanut butter for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat a 350 degree oven and prepare either a 13x9 pan or large 10-11″ springform pan by spraying with non-stick spray.
  • Boil water and pour in 1 cup of oatmeal. Cut the butter into large chunks and add them to the hot water/oatmeal mixture and let sit 10 minutes.
  • Stir oatmeal mixture together; then add in the sugars and honey and combine well. Add in the lightly beaten eggs and stir immediately, so the eggs don't cook in the warm mixture.
  • Add and mix in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix until just incorporated.
  • Fold in ¾ cup of the mini chocolate chips.
  • Spoon the mixture into prepared pan and sprinkle the remaining ½ cup oatmeal over the batter, followed by the walnuts or pecans and the remaining ¼ cup mini chocolate chips and peanut butter chips.
  • Transfer cake to oven and let bake 30-40 mins for 13"x9" or 45-55 mins for 10" cake pan until the cake is firm to the touch.
  • Serve warm and melt peanut butter in microwave 20-30 seconds or until melted and drizzle over cake. You can also wait until cake is cooled and add peanut butter drizzle.