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Peanut Butter Cup Pound Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Pound Cake recipe made with yellow cake mix, peanut butter, peanut butter cups, and chocolate frosting.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword recipe for peanut butter cup pound cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 267kcal


  • 15 oz box yellow cake mix dry
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups peanut butter cups chopped
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • chocolate sprinkles


  • In a large bowl, beat cake mix, milk, 1/2 cup peanut butter, vanilla, and eggs until well blended.
  • Gently stir in chopped peanut butter cups.
  • Pour batter evenly into two greased loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 40 - 45 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Cool completely on wire racks.
  • For the frosting, melt the remaining 1/4 cup peanut butter and chocolate chips in a small saucepan over medium low heat stirring constantly until smooth.
  • Pour evenly over both pound cakes.
  • Top with chocolate sprinkles.
  • Frosting will harden as it stands.


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 2mg