Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake With Brown Sugar Buttercream


Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake! Everyone's favorite cookie turned into a show stopping layer cake made with rum syrup, dark chocolate ganache and brown sugar buttercream.

First of all, there’s a giant cookie layer at the base of the cake. That alone would be enough to make me love this cake. But I think the best part is the brown sugar buttercream. The butterscotch/cookie dough flavor is completely irresistible.

I spent hours playing with recipes, with varying results, until I finally realized that it wasn’t necessary to create a new recipe. Can you guess what the difference between granulated and brown sugar is? A little molasses! Granulated sugar is just sugar that’s had all the molasses removed. Dark brown sugar has a little more molasses than light brown sugar.

So, lightening bolt, to make brown sugar buttercream I just had to add molasses to my regular Italian Meringue Buttercream recipe. This was the perfect solution for me since I made buttercream in large batches for my cake business. I didn’t want to stop and make a separate batch of buttercream for the Chocolate Chip Cookie cakes.

Ingredients:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Layer

  • 1 cup (5 oz, 150g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz, 113g) butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (2 oz, 57g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz, 114g) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup (6 oz, 170g) mini chocolate chips

Chocolate Chip Cake

  • 1 Recipe Vanilla Butter Cake
  • 1 1/4 cups (8 oz, 215g) mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon all purpose flour

Brown Sugar Butterceam

  • 1 Recipe Italian Meringue Buttercream
  • 2 tablespoons molasses

Assembly

  • 1/2 recipe rum Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup ganache at room temperature

Instructions:


  1. Make the cookie layer
  2. Line an 8" or 9" cake pan with a parchment round
  3. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  4. Cream the butter with both sugars until light and fluffy
  5. Add the egg and mix until combined
  6. Get full recipe==>>baking-sense.com

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