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Tall, Dark and Stout Chocolate Layer Cake

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Tall, Dark and Stout Chocolate Layer Cake
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16
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Rich layers of chocolate cake, combined with stout beer and caramel make for an extra-dreamy dessert indulgence.
Mar 2, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups stout beer
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs

  • 340 g semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 6 tablespoons caramel topping

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of three 9- or 8-inch round cake pans. Make cake batter as directed on box, using cake mix, beer, the oil and eggs. Pour about 1 1/2 cups batter into each pan.
  • 2
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans. Cool completely.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, for frosting, place chocolate in medium mixing bowl. In 2-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream and butter to just boiling over medium heat. Pour cream mixture over chocolate; stir with whisk until melted and smooth. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour; stir. Refrigerate about 1 to 1 1/2 hours more or until spreading consistency.
  • 4
    Place 1 cake layer on serving plate. Frost top of layer with 1 cup of the frosting. Drizzle with 3 tablespoons caramel topping. Top with another cake layer, 1 cup of the frosting and remaining 3 tablespoons caramel topping. Top with remaining cake layer and frosting. Garnish with chunks of chocolate covered caramels with sea salt, if desired.

Nutrition Information

420 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 42g Total Carbs, 27g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 16 servings
Calories
420
Total Fat
26g
Saturated Fat
13g
Trans Fat
0.5g
Cholesterol
80mg
Sodium
320mg
Total Carbs
42g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Sugars
27g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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