Triple Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding Cake


This decadent slow cooker dessert recipe is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Three doses of chocolate give this slow cooker cake its signature rich, chocolatey flavor.

Triple Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding Cake
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cool Time:
30 mins
Slow Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ cup chocolate milk or regular milk

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ cup peanut butter-flavor pieces

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces

  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ cup boiling water

  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)

  • Chocolate bar pieces (optional)


  1. Lightly coat the inside of a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray or line the slow cooker with a disposable liner; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, and baking powder. Add chocolate milk, oil, and vanilla; stir just until moistened. Stir in peanut butter pieces, chocolate pieces, and peanuts. Spread batter evenly in the prepared cooker.

  3. In another medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons cocoa powder. Gradually stir in boiling water. Carefully pour cocoa mixture over batter in cooker.

  4. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

  5. Remove liner from cooker, if possible, or turn off cooker. Let stand, uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes to cool slightly. To serve, spoon pudding cake into dessert dishes. If desired, top with ice cream and chocolate bar pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

372 Calories
15g Fat
52g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 372
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 5g
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 103mg 2%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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