Ultimate Layer Cake

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Patrick Meyer

By
@patrickmeyer

I made this for my 8th grade classmates and they went CRAZY for it! It is the perfect dessert for any chocolate lover!

Rating:

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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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MILK CHOCOLATE CAKE

1 box
milk chocolate cake mx
1 1/4 c
cream soda
1/2 c
canola oil
3
eggs

DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE

1 box
dark chocolate or fudge cake mix
1 1/4 c
chocolate milk
1/2 c
canola oil
3
eggs

MILK CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1 stick
unsalted butter, softened
2/3 c
cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 Tbsp
chocolate milk

DARK CHOCOLATE FROSTING

1 stick
unsalted butter, softened
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1 c
chocolate fudge sundae topping

CHOCOLATE GLAZE

10 oz
semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 c
heavy cream
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup

How to Make Ultimate Layer Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1For the cakes: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease four 12- by 8- by 1-inch baking pans with cooking spray and line with parchment paper.
  • 2Prepare the milk chocolate cake according to package directions, using canola oil and eggs, and substituting the cream soda for the water. Bake in 2 pans. Cool and remove the cakes from the pans.
  • 3Prepare the dark chocolate cake according to package directions, using canola oil, eggs, and substituting the chocolate milk for the water. Bake in 2 pans. Cool and remove the cakes from the pans.
  • 4For the milk chocolate frosting: Using an electric hand mixer, beat together the softened butter, softened cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder and chocolate milk.
  • 5For the dark chocolate frosting: Using an electric hand mixer, beat together the softened butter, confectioners' sugar, cocoa powder and chocolate fudge sundae topping.
  • 67.For the chocolate glaze: Place the chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl and set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the cream and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat just until boiling. Pour over chocolate chips and stir until completely smooth. If not completely smooth, microwave on medium setting (50 percent power) for 2 minutes. Cool about 5 minutes or until the mixture thickens.
  • 7Cut each cake in half horizontally, to make 8 even layers. Place a dark cake layer onto a serving platter and frost the top only with some dark chocolate frosting. Place a milk chocolate cake layer on top and frost the top only with the milk chocolate frosting. Continue until you have 8 layers. Don't frost the top layer. Carefully pour the glaze over the cake, coating the top and letting it drip down the sides.

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