Diabetes Friendly Recipe-Chocolate-Drizzled Peanut Butter Cake

Our Chocolate-Drizzled Peanut Butter Cake a recipe is an easy and delicious recipe to help you follow your diabetes meal plan.

Chocolate-Drizzled Peanut Butter Cake

Serves 9
Serving size: 2 1/2 inch square

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup natural peanut butter
3 tablespoons canola oil
1/3 cup granular no-calorie sweetener
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 oz semi-sweet chocolate baking bar, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Coat an 8 x 8 baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and whisk to mix well. Set aside.
  4. Combine the peanut butter and oil in a medium bowl and beat at medium speed until smooth.
  5. Beat in the no-calorie sweetener and brown sugar.
  6. Beat in the egg.
  7. Add flour mixture and buttermilk alternately to the peanut butter mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
  8. Beat in the vanilla.
  9. Spoon batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
  10. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean.
  11. Cool the cake in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from the pan and cool completely on the rack.
  13. Place the chocolate in a small resealable zip-top bag and seal.
  14. Place the bag in a saucepan of hot water. Let stand 5 minutes, or until the chocolate melts.
  15. Snip a tiny corner from bag and drizzle chocolate over the cake. The cake can be covered in an airtight container and stored at room temperature up to 3 days.

1 1/2 Carbohydrate
2 Fat

Calories: 193
Calories from Fat: 86
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Sodium: 204 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 23 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 11 g
Protein: 5 g


Our diabetes center provides comprehensive outpatient diabetes services to the community. The Diabetes Center certified by the American Diabetes Association provides comprehensive outpatient diabetes services to the community. Patients with diabetes may receive services from two board certified endocrinologists; a registered nurse; and a registered dietitian with certification in diabetes education (CDE). The Center offers treatment, nutrition and medication education, support and glucose monitoring for patients and support services for family members.

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One Comment

  • Wonderful cake. I used soy butter because of allergies and egg beaters because of cholesterol. It doesn’t change the nutritional values much but it does away with the cholesterol. Thank you so much. Clara Cooper

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