Delicious THREE Layer Dark Chocolate Cake

There is nothing worse than seeing a cake that takes your breath away and then you taste it. It’s thick, dry and you are choking to death. Talk about major buzz kill!!!! Well, push that bad experience aside because I have a treat for you.

Over the weekend I made 2, triple layer chocolate cakes and the frosting was made from peanut chew candy bars. I have never used a candy bar to make frosting. So I was excited to mix it up a bit and try something different.

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 4 cups Flour
  • 2 cups  Sugar
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups Dark Cocoa Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups melted butter
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 2 cups Coffee
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • Parchment paper

In a large bowl combine all of your dry ingredients and mix together. In a separate bowl add all of the wet ingredients, whisk and slowly add in your dry ingredients.

Line your 3 pans with parchment paper and leave a little extra paper on all sides of the pan. This will make it easier to remove the cakes from the pan.

Bake on 350 degrees for 35 minutes and let cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Frosting Ingredients

  • 50 pieces of Peanut Chew or Snicker
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 4 cups Confectioners Sugar
  • 3/4 cups of heavy whipping cream (add more if needed)

Bring the pan to a nice low heat and melt the butter. Once butter is fully melted add the candy. Remove from heat and pour melted candy into the Confectioner Sugar and add whipping cream.

Frost the 3 layers (including the top of the 3rd layer) and if you like you can melt 10 pieces of the candy in the microwave and drizzle it on top of the cake.

You could have chosen any blog to read but you chose mine and I’m honored!

~Belladonna~

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