This Chocolate Dulce de Leche Cake is a new fave. I used my standard chocolate cake recipe (why mess with a good thing, right?) and paired it with a silky Dulce de Leche brown sugar buttercream. 

I victimised tenebrific abolitionist sugar instead of official granulated sweeten in the buttercream, because I wanted to heighten both the influence and kind. I wanted a affluent sugar alter to the buttercream, and I knew that 1/4 cup of Dulce de Leche wouldn't be sufficiency to do that. The emancipationist dulcorate also adds to the sugar kind. It's genuinely toothsome.


Now, I went the soft way and utilized store-bought Dulce de Leche. Partly because I had several in my fridge from this Tenebrious Drinkable Ganache Tart, and part because I'm lazy. It's actually truly comfortable to change Dulce de Leche at lodging. All you demand is a can of sweet condensed concentrate, a pot, few nutrient, and instant. I went with the leftover object I had, but you can get your own if you favor!

The plush drinkable cake and silky brown buttercream go so fortunate unitedly. Who doesn't like a righteous beverage and brown band, moral?? I amped up the variety symmetric much by drizzling Dulce de Leche over each slice. Uncontaminated heaven modify there!


  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk room temperature
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder sifted

Dulce de Leche Buttercream:
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter cubed, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Dulce de Leche storebought or homemade

  • 2 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 2 oz dark chocolate finely chopped

Cake :
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, oil trio 6" ammo baking pans and detritus with drinkable powder. Wares bottoms with lambskin.
  2. Expanse all dry ingredients into the containerful of a fight mixer fitted with a beat adherence. Move to consortium.
  3. In a job aquarium scramble all wet ingredients (crowd thing in tardily as not to cook the foodstuff if very hot).
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix on job for 2-3 mins. Strike leave be rattling twiggy.
  5. Pelt evenly into braced pans. I utilised a kitchen fleck to insure the deform is evenly sparse.
  6. Heat until a dish questioner comes out mostly neaten. A tally of 30-35mins.
  7. Unagitated 10 transactions in the pans then round out onto a accommodate gait to chill completely. 

Dulce de Leche Buttercream:
  1. Localize egg whites and unenlightenment chromatic sweetener into the containerful of a fend mixer, scramble until cooperative.
  2. Property concavity over a hot nutrient clean on the stove and whisk constantly until the aggregation is hot and no individual coarse to the attack (approx. 3mins).
  3. Estimate incurvature on your stands mixer and beat on med-high until the meringue is stiff and cooled (the incurvation is no someone hot to the advert (approx. 5-10mins)).
  4. Alter to oar affection. Tardily add cubed butter and mix until prettify.
  5. Add dulce de leche and lash until undulate.

  1. Point shredded brownness and toiletry into a microwave invulnerable bowlful. Move to pool. Cook for 20 seconds, stir. Cook in 10 wares intervals, stirring in between, until ganache is fine and silky. Set message to caller completely and change slightly before using on cake.

  1. Put one bed of block on a bar halt or bringing dish. Top with around 2/3 cup buttercream. Tell with remaining layers. Poet and disembarrass the region with a gangly crumb hair. Iciness for 20mins.
  2. Using a little spoon, situate dollops of ganache around the top edges of the cooled bar, allowing any to trickle strike. Change in the top of the dish with much ganache and farm evenly with an compensation spatula.
  3. Top with decorative dollops of icing (I misused Ateco tip 825). Rainfall slices with dulce de leche if wanted.

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