One of my VERY favorite things to make is a good layer cake. I haven’t made one in AGES, so when my friend from work asked me to make her a cake for her first anniversary with her husband, I jumped on the chance. I will be sharing their cake a little later, but I decided I also needed a cake I could enjoy as well… so here is a deliciously rich chocolate cake with salted caramel filling. SO good.
This cake starts with three super soft chocolate cake layers, a fluffy salted caramel swiss meringue buttercream sandwiched between them, and a deeply rich dark chocolate swiss meringue buttercream on the outside. Swiss meringue buttercream is my absolute FAVORITE to use for layer cakes, as it isn’t overly sweet but has a perfect buttery rich flavor. [Read more…]