chocolate dulce de leche cake

I’m nervous about separating my eggs perfectly so I bought a carton of egg whites – think these will work fine for the buttercream? Thanks for the advice along the way. I agree with Ellie, the converter doesn’t seem to be working properly. Very sad, batter was delicious but cake fell. For your second batch, what was the consistency like (too thick or too thin?). Such an easy recipe and definitely the best chocolate cake I’ve made. Is it ok to bake one layer at a time? Yes you can use two 9″ ones but your layers will be a bit thinner than mine. Also the ganache? Hi Li! and my tasted PRETTY. Hi Zelma! Hi again Gaye! If it did it’s possible it just needed a bit more whipping time to fluff it up. And if I wanted to frost the outside and the top with buttercream how much buttercream would I need to make? Yes, it should be fine for two 8″ pans. But, I felt that the cake got super fluffy. I’m going to make this for my best friends birthday. I would love to try them all….Which one is your favorite? You can store it at room temp for a day or two, otherwise in the fridge for a few days. I didn’t add the ganache as the cake was already really rich. The ultimate combo of chocolate and caramel come together in this delicious Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cake. Hi! -Chocolate Cake-Dulce de Leche Frosting-Dulce de Leche-Prezel Crumbs-Chocolate Cake…repeat and end with frosting on the top. Yes, you can increase it and add it between the layers! The chocolate cake is so perfect. I wanted a rich caramel color to the buttercream, and I knew that 1/4 cup of Dulce de Leche wouldn’t be enough to do that. I think it should work ok with the pans you have. I’m sure that would be delicious Just know if you add it between the layers it might make the cake harder to stack (slippery). It’s actually really easy to make Dulce de Leche at home. And I’m not sure what you mean about making a swiss meringue without making a meringue, can you clarify? Hi Evelina! Hi Jenny! I am so glad you liked this recipe as it is one of my favourites Strange that your layers didn’t rise as much — is your baking soda/powder expired by chance? Please see my full, Preheat oven to 350F, grease three 6" round. . I used a different cake recipe because I needed a giant cake, but came back to say this icing recipe and the combination of flavors is SO GOOD. Spread the frosting evenly before topping it with the second layer of cake. You can for sure. Hi With a firm streusel-like base and topping protecting the gooey middle, these bars travel exceptionally well and will be equally well-received. So glad to hear that it was a hit and thanks for the tips! So glad it worked out and that everyone love it Thanks for the update! It sounds like your ganache split which can sometimes happen if it gets too hot. Repeat for the remaining layers, placing the last layer, bottom-side up. You’ll frost one of the chocolate cake layers with the cream cheese … You can double the recipe and make it in three 8″ cake pans instead I hope you like it! This chocolate cake is SO good. I shall make them this weekend. Thanks so much Odette! This cake looks amazing! Chill for 20mins. It can easily be made yourself by cooking a sealed can of condensed milk in a pot of water over a long period of time (there are many articles on doing this yourself all over the internet). I loved the way it frosted the cake and will definitely try it again! It literally almost never snows here, but this winter has been crazy. So happy to hear that Lisa! A total of 30-35mins. I went with the leftover stuff I had, but you can make your own if you prefer! I tested at 35 minutes and the middle was still wet (and by that time already fell in). Remove from pan and let cake cool a little more on a cooling rack. Honestly, I never actually use a thermometer to check that it gets to 160, but if you’re concerned about the raw egg whites, you should cook it to this temperature as any bacteria will be killed at this point. Turned out really wonderful. What kind of camera and editing software do you use? Cut cake in 3 (make 3 layers). Converting pan sizes is always tricky. It’s a fan oven but trays of cookies for example always have an uneven colour across a batch. (from a happily childless late 30-something also HIITing away the cake calories this weekend). I used hot coffee instead of hot water and the cake is really chocolatey but light and not dense at all. Did you use both baking soda and baking powder as per the recipe. Thanks! Loved it. Didn’t matter though. I boil my water in a kettle, pour it into a measuring cup and then use it. What a great recipe! However they rose a bit uneven. Hi Adriana! Coat the cake in a thin layer of the chocolate caramel frosting to lock in the crumbs. Everything can be made the night before and assembled day of. For my second cake, I used peanut butter instead of dulce de leche and salted butter, turned out pretty good! Perfect to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Hi Jessica! Hi Debra! Hi Angela! Probably what would have happened to me. Can you make the completed cake the day before you plan to serve it? Swiss meringue can be a bit tricky to work with, glad it worked the second time around! Hi there! . My family raved and I thank you! You can make the cake the day before and keep it in the fridge, but serve at room temperature. It was probably one of the most delicious cakes I’ve ever eaten! It’s more for presentation than flavour . You can whisk slowly here though, it’s only so that the egg heats up evenly. Place egg whites and dark brown sugar into the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk until combined.*. The recipe as is will work for two 8″ pans, or you two 9″ pans with thinner layers. Hi Tia! I hope you try one of them! Hi DeeDee! IT. I was trying to order the pans but it doesn’t state whether they are 6 inch x 2 inch, 6 inch x 3 inch or 6 inch x 4 inch pans. Not clear to me in the recipe? Light brown sugar should work just fine! Would that work in this recipe? Oh wait I’m on night shift this week. Hi Mel! I was wondering how tall this cake is. !THank you very much for the yummy recipe. I am going to double the recipe to make it in an 8″ pan, but still had another question.. do i double the frosting and ganache as well? Your email address will not be published. If you do the ganache before and keep it in the fridge, it will lose its shine. Chill for 15 minutes. Maybe bake them a bit longer next time and see? My son asked me to bake a cake for his work party: 18-20 engineers. Oil just works better for this particular recipe. How to make Chocolate dulce de leche Cake: In a stand mixer, beat the eggs and sugar over high speed for 20 minutes. Hi Roanne! I’m so happy to hear that you liked this one! Simple indulgence in its best form. This cake is not like ordinary chocolate cakes where it rises and is fluffy. Hi Annie! You can totally skip the ganache. The buttercream with brown sugar is amazing. This is truly the best recipe EVER! I highly recommend using coffee instead of water. Yes the cake layers. I did leave the strips to soak for a while first though. I’m going to try freezing the cake layers so that’s done ahead of time Yum! The chocolate cake was so rich and moist. I did one and a half times the frosting, weighing my egg whites and doubled the ganache. Was confused a bit… Also, the sides of the cake.. it looks like the cream spread out unevenly which makes it look stunning. Oh my!! Mine is pretty stiff but it won’t hold a peak. And when you fill the cake, you can either spread the dulce de leche between the layers using a spoon or a spatula, or place the dulce de leche in a piping bag, and pipe little dollops, or petals like I did on mine. I have always froze my Swiss meringue buttercream, Italian and ABC however, I am wondering about this one only because I am not sure if brown sugar affects the frosting if I freeze the rest. Hi Jenet! This cake looks Devine,.. Hi Olivia, I’m attempting your recipie for a baby shower, this coming Sunday, all the way over in New Zealand. Hi Rowena! He said I could prop the lid up by using wooden skewers that we have (tape them to the edges of the box) and then place the lid on top. My family and friends think I’m an awesome baker because of your recipes. Found it on Pinterest. Microwave in 10 second intervals, stirring in between, until ganache is smooth and silky. Hi Vanessa! 6 eggs and 2 cups of sugar and so on ? Let me know how it turns out!! This cake batter rises a LOT and should hit the top of those 6×2″ cake pans. I’m so glad you liked this cake, it’s a new fave . How to achieve it? I haven’t tried it with cake flour myself. If you use three 8″ pans then double the recipe will work perfect. I have a question and sorry if its been asked already. I used my Gluten Free flour 1:1 blend and it came out great still. Hi Erika! You can adjust the Servings to get the proper amounts . 6″x3″ would allow you to bake taller layers if you wanted to 6″x4″ are a little too high for the average home baker in my opinion :). Always already used your chocolate cake recipe, and using the coffee instead of water is a boost up, but this takes it up a step further. So happy to hear you loved it Thanks for all your tips! Please let me know how your next attempt goes . The rich chocolate cake and silky caramel buttercream go so well together. For three 8″ pans you should 1.5x the recipe. My cake is cold and firm (right out of the fridge) and I run a knife under hot water, wipe it off, the cut. Thanks for any tips. This is a new go-to for my fun, glamour cake for entertaining repertoire. I really liked the nanaimo bar cake. Yes, I would double the frosting and ganache. Came together beautifully.. You can freeze the cake layers (wrapped well in plastic wrap) for up to 3 months. The layers will be slightly thinner so you may need to reduce the baking time a bit. If you’re concerned, you can always pass the wet ingredients through a strainer afterwards. fingers crossed it turns out well , HELLO I HAVE A QUESTION , THIS CALLS FOR A STAND MIXER . , I haven’t thought about it but my dulche la leche was probably softer. The hot water helps to bloom the cocoa powder. Place into the oven and bake for 30-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. The cake shouldn’t have that texture so I’m not sure what could’ve gone wrong there. The dulce de leche came out great via the crockpot method. Hi olivia, To help ensure your cake layers bake up nice and flat, see my. It’s rich and delicious without being overly sweet. I amped up the flavour even more by drizzling Dulce de Leche over each slice. The ganache has some weird separation going on. There is a metric converter below the list of ingredients , The metric converter isn’t working properly. Made this yesterday and it was amazing!!!! It can be anywhere from 45mins to over an hour. Also placing Whispers around the base of the cake. 1.If i wanted to make four 8inch cakes would i just double the recipe? Special thanks to Manilan Houle, who spent much time with me discussing how to … ( I KNOW I KNOW MIGHT BE A DUMB QUESTION BUT I NEEDED TO KNOW. I wanted to ask, would this work with American buttercream? I did give it enough time to cool down as well. Always nice to “meet” a local So glad you liked the Nanaimo Bar Cake! So I’ll try that and for future, maybe try finding taller boxes that aren’t going to cost an arm and a leg. However, it wasn’t possible to decorate the cake with the dulche la leche this great. Repeat with remaining layers. If you want to be 100% sure, you can use a candy thermometer and cook the egg whites until the temperature reaches 160F — that’s the temperature at which salmonella (and other kinds of bacteria) are killed. Keep whipping the buttercream — it will come together! Filed Under: Baking Recipes, Cakes, Dessert Recipes, Quick and Easy, Recipes Tagged With: Cake, cake recipe, caramel, chocolate cake, chocolate cake recipe, dulce de leche, dulce de leche chocolate cake, easy cake recipe. You would 2/3 the recipe — change the Servings to 8 to get the amounts. Hi.. I needed to double the recipe for the buttercream. I hope that helps! Save Recipe Print Chocolate-Dulce de Leche Bars Makes 24 bars Ingredients 1¼ cups […] Not overpowering just enhanced the depth of flavor. I wanted to make this cake as a 10inch. Have I done something wrong? No, I just use the same pics from my post and upload them into IG. Yes, that would work perfectly fine! I did love the addition of the brown sugar though. Hi Elaine! This is the best chocolate cake I have ever had and will definitely be my go-to from now on. Is that ok?? I did 3, 8 inch pans and it turned out perfect! Feels exactly like making a graham cracker pie crust, but chunkier. , I made it with two 9” pans, same temp and time, and this cake KILLED it at my boyfriend’s family’s Thanksgiving dinner. In the process of making it for tomorrow. It is phenomenal. The dimensions are 12X12X6. This is the best cake ever!!! Was the meringue nice and stiff before you added the butter? Hi Olivia! I made this cake for a training luncheon. How would you suggest I keep the cake moist until I assemble it on the Sunday morning. Hi Jenny! Here’s a site I use as a guideline: Once that’s done you move it to your mixer and whip with the mixer whisk until stiff peaks and it’s completely cooled. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. <3, Could I use honey to replace the brown sugar in the buttercream recipe? I love your cakes. ), I do love caramel. Or there is some logic to the hot water? Totally you can freeze them, I do that ALL the time. The final and for the top part of the cake, use the flat side of the cake (the bottom), this will give a nicer finish to the cake later. . At what point did it fall? Replies to my comments I have a two 6x3inch Fat Daddios pan, do I still need to cut the recipe into 2/3 or it can fit with the pans I have? I’ve used your recipe three times since I found it a few months ago, and it’s amazing every time! The batter should be baked immediately, I don’t think one at a time would work. It looked very pretty and I think the chocolate cake will be my new go to! Loved the cake flavors but the buttercream tasted very buttery. It is on the denser side. I bought caramel instead. Twice in a week! I’d like some with my coffee right now! So happy to hear that Jorge! I have been waiting to make this cake for my birthday. So happy to head you liked this one I’ve never made it in a Bundt pan before… usually ones I make in Bundt pans have much thicker batter. OMG if only I could be sure I could succeed into making that beautiful luscious cake I would but I know it’ll come out very bad. I’ve already tried a few of your cake recipes and everyone loves them. Let me know how it turns out . So glad you liked it! I’m going to be making this cake for my partners 21st – I want it to be as perfect as my limited baking skills can get it , Hi Patricia! I wasn’t very confident about how long to heat the egg whites and sugar, maybe it wasn’t hot enough and I think they were stiff peaks… Lol! Were they dry or anything? There is no way I could leave it out in mine! Thanks so much Aisha! This might have something to do with the fact that it's just baked in a 9x13 dish with no worry of evening up layers, or stacking layers, or filling layers, or any of that other ridiculous cake … I hope that helps! I am sure you could make this! Doubling the buttercream will work fine IF your mixer is large enough to handle it It might be safer to split it into two though if you end up doubling the recipe. It was perfect. I have only used all purpose for this recipe and advise sticking with it. This is simply gorgeous and would definitely get me out of my cold weather doldrums. I just made this cake today! Learn how your comment data is processed. Now, I went the easy route and used store-bought Dulce de Leche sauce. So glad you loved it Thanks for the feedback! You can double the recipe and use three 8″ cake pans instead, but that still would not feed 40 people. I’d have to experiment with it to see the best ratios. Thanks for such an awesome recipe. Frost and smooth the outside with a thin crumb coat. I plan on making this for a baby shower and it kind of freaks me out having raw eggs in an icing. My daughter’s birthday is coming up soon and she wished for a chocolate birthday cake. Especially if it uses a fan — you should decrease the oven temp by 25 degrees to compensate for that. ❤, Hi Lori! For this cake you want dulce de leche which is thicker than caramel and is used as the topping. Hi. Also, this frosting is very customizable — you can add less butter if you prefer! Whip the dulce de leche to make sure it's smooth then spread onto the cooled cake. This cake is amazing!” Thank you, Liv! Thank you! Hi Judy! Thank you for supporting the brands I love – they help make Liv for Cake possible! Wow, thank you so much for your detailed comment and feedback! Thanks a lot! Hi Liv! Made it again in 3 pans and with baking strips and it was so perfect, I wept. Now I can start baking the cake . The ones I have are 6″x2″, but really any would work. Baking time may need to be adjusted (reduced slightly). Place bowl on your stand mixer and whisk on med-high until the meringue is stiff and cooled (the bowl is no longer warm to the touch (approx. I guess we’ll find out tonight! I didn’t see the comment about the frosting looking curdled until after I was done. I don’t know if you’ll see this, but I saw your comment and I was going to ask the same thing. Hi Katin! Any suggestions? Hi Kim! But I did not realize how hard ditch processed cocoa powder would be to find! I’m thinking of trying what you did and doubling to bake in 8” pans – did you also double the icing? Hi Zelma! Just FYI! Hi Pam! And yay to the pans!! What do you mean by they rose unevenly? I was wondering if I could reduce the baking soda and increase the baking powder instead? First of all i just wanted to say that i love your recipes and cakes! I baked my cakes. Slowly add cubed butter and mix until smooth.**. . Let me know how it turns out . Place one layer of cake on a cake stand or serving dish. And it turned out so pretty with all your tips and instructions. The cake does rise a lot when baked, but it should be quite sturdy, a bit on the dense side. Do I put just a bit of cream on top? I made this cake on Sunday and it was absolutely delicious! If we use light brown sugar, will it turn out good? I do have “real” eggs for backup if need-be . Or, you can do like I do and split up the baking. My step-dad (who never eats cake) had three slices…! Any suggestions to avoid this? WOULD A REGULAR HAND MIXER DO THE JOB ? And the buttercream should be make the same day? I always spread out my baking, so I double wrap my cake layers in plastic wrap and freeze them. The dulce de leche you used could just be softer than the one that I use. Hi Zelma! The buttercream can be made in advance and refrigerated. I made this for my friends birthday and it was amazing. Most delicious chocolate cake recipe I’ve tried. I made this cake for my Dads 55th birthday. Everyone was so surprised it wasn’t storebought. However, you can give it a try, but make sure to substitute the appropriate amount of baking powder (not 1 for 1). 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