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malted chocolate caramel cake with minty frosting

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
raymond spencer
st bernard, LA

What if caramel and chocolate malted balls were combined? The frosting here is minty.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For malted chocolate caramel cake with minty frosting

  • CAKE
  • 1 box
    German chocolate cake mix (18.25 oz)
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 2 3/4 c
    chopped malted milk balls, divided
  • 14 oz
    individually wrapped caramels
  • 3/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 pkg
    frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 16 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    chocolate syrup
  • 4 Tbsp
    malted milk powder
  • 2 tsp
    mint extract
  • 2
    milk chocolate bars, chopped

How To Make malted chocolate caramel cake with minty frosting

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  • 2
    To make the cake, beat cake mix, water, oil and egg whites in a large bowl with an electric mixer on low speed for one minute. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in 1 3/4 cup chopped malted milk balls.
  • 3
    Pour half the batter into the prepared baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In a saucepan, melt caramels, half and half and margarine; stir well and pour over baked cake. Sprinkle chocolate chips over caramel mixture.
  • 5
    Pour remaining cake batter on top and bake for 20 minutes. Cool completely.
  • 6
    To make Minty Chocolate Malted Frosting :In a large bowl, combine whipped topping, cream cheese, chocolate syrup, malted milk powder and mint extract and whisk together until smooth. Fold in with chopped chocolate bars.
  • 7
    Spread the frosting over the cooled cake. Sprinkle with remaining malted milk balls.