Chocolate cake with caramel frosting – just so tasty

This chocolate cake with caramel frosting starts with a rich, fudgy, super moist chocolate cake made in a sheet pan. Gooey cinnamon roll filling recipe Then it’s slathered with caramel frosting and a drizzle of caramel sauce for the ultimate chocolate caramel combo!

Sticky, creamy, caramel with a hint of salt is probably one of the most delicious things. Cinnamon roll frosting recipes I love it on ice cream, or with tart apples… to be honest, I have zero problems eating a spoonful of salted caramel sauce right from the jar.

But I especially love caramel & chocolate.


Easy cinnabon cinnamon rolls recipe Because – whenever there’s chocolate involved you really can’t go wrong.

So today we’re making Chocolate Cake with Caramel Frosting. Cinnamon roll dough recipe bread machine It’s a ridiculously fudgy, super moist chocolate cake. Cinnamon roll filling without butter Then it’s slathered with caramel frosting and an extra drizzle of caramel.

Seriously – the fudginess factor is on point. Easy cinnamon raisin bread recipe without yeast And the creamy caramel frosting is clearly how you take a chocolate cake from delicious to drool worthy.

We’re making this chocolate cake recipe in a jelly roll. Easy cinnamon bread recipe without yeast What’s awesome about making chocolate sheet cake is that it takes way less time to bake, and there’s way less skill involved than making a layer cake.

Then our chocolate sheet cake is super moist & fudgy because:

• Buttermilk for the softest crumb (if you don’t have any buttermilk, see the recipe notes for a substitution)

• And adding hot coffee at the end really brings out the chocolate flavor. Easy cinnamon roll recipe without yeast baking powder (You don’t taste the coffee once the cake is baked, but if you prefer you can use boiling water instead).

Then after the cake is baked, it’s time for the caramel frosting. Cinnamon bun dough recipe for bread machine First we make our salted caramel sauce, then it’s added to a basic vanilla buttercream frosting. Cinnamon roll recipe from scratch I’ve included all the instructions for making the salted caramel yourself – but you can also just use your favorite store bought caramel sauce if you need to save.

Now I made my frosting salted caramel because I like the contrast of the sweetness with that little hint of salt. Cinnamon bun recipe bread machine But if you’re making this cake for children, or if you think salt is weird in your desserts, feel free to leave it out.

Then it’s time for frosting slathering, caramel drizzling & cake eating. Best cinnamon roll recipe bread machine Seriously – the combo of fudgy cake & caramel is off the charts. The perfect cinnabon cinnamon roll recipe And if you love Rolos, or if See’s Caramels are your calling, then this chocolate cake with caramel frosting is for you.

This chocolate cake with caramel frosting starts with a rich, fudgy, super moist chocolate cake made in a sheet pan. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe with cream cheese Then it’s slathered with caramel frosting and a drizzle of caramel sauce for the ultimate chocolate caramel combo!

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe Set aside. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe easy In a separate large bowl using a stand or electric mixer on medium speed, beat together the oil and sugars followed by the eggs and vanilla. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe without powdered sugar Turn the mixer down to low speed and carefully beat in the buttermilk followed by the flour mixture. Cinnamon bun topping recipe Turn off the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl as necessary. Cinnamon roll frosting recipe with powdered sugar Once evenly combined, carefully beat in the hot coffee. The best cinnamon roll recipe in the world The mixture will be very thin.

Add the sugar to a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cinnamon roll recipe using frozen dinner rolls Stir gently with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Soft fluffy cinnamon roll recipe The sugar will first form clumps, then it will turn amber in color and the clumps with dissolve until you have a smooth mixture.

Then add in the butter while gently stirring. Soft gooey cinnamon roll recipe The mixture will bubble and boil. Easy soft cinnamon roll recipe Once the butter is combined (about 2 minutes), carefully pour in the cream while gently stirring. Cinnabon cinnamon roll recipe without bread machine The mixture will boil quite aggressively here. Easy cinnamon roll recipe with biscuits After the cream is combined, remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the vanilla and salt. Cinnamon roll cake recipe Allow to cool fully before using

In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter until fluffy. Cinnamon roll cake recipe easy Then turn down the mixer to low speed and carefully beat in 2 and 1/2 cups (or about half) of the powdered sugar, then once combined turn the mixer to high speed and beat for an additional 10 seconds. Cinnamon roll cake recipe yellow mix Turn off the mixer, add in 1/2 cup of salted caramel and the vanilla and salt. Cinnamon roll cake recipe pampered chef Beat on low speed until combined. Cinnamon roll cake recipe pinterest Beat in 2 more cups of the powdered sugar on low speed, then turn the mixer up to medium speed for 10 seconds. Cinnamon bun cake recipe on facebook Add in the whipping cream 1 tablespoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without butter Beat in a bit more powdered sugar as needed.

*If you don’t have buttermilk on hand a dd 2 teaspoons of distilled vinegar to a liquid measuring cup and fill to the 1 cup line with milk. Cinnamon roll icing recipe with cream cheese Allow to sour for 5 minutes before using.

**Unfrosted cake cake be wrapped tightly in cling film and frozen. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without powdered sugar De-thaw in the fridge overnight, then frost and decorate.

***Cake can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days. Cinnamon roll icing recipe without cream cheese Leftover salted caramel can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

I’m so glad you found my blog! I’m the wannabe baker behind Just So Tasty. Cinnamon roll glaze recipe without cream cheese I love creating delicious things to eat – particularly anything with chocolate, peanut butter or copious amounts of frosting! Read More…

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