Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

Photo: Joy Wilson

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The Cake That Will Make You Never Look at a Pretzel the Same Way Again
Readers of the blog Joy The Baker know that Joy Wilson has a thing for sweet and salty (and really, who doesn't?), but in her book Joy the Baker Homemade Decadence, the self-taught baker puts a clever twist on the pairing. The crunchy salinity of pretzels is just the thing you never knew a rich chocolate cake needed. Salted peanut butter buttercream frosting is more than the icing on the cake—it's the finishing touch that sends this dessert into OMG territory.

Get the recipe: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake