Dulce de Leche Cake with a Brown Sugar Buttercream


A Mexican caramel cake topped with a brown sugar frosting. This is a super easy and absolutely delicious cake! Perfect for a fall time fiesta! ~Amy

A Mexican caramel cake topped with a brown sugar frosting. This is a super easy and absolutely delicious cake! Perfect for a fall time fiesta! ~Amy

Dulce de Leche Cake

I boxed French Vanilla cake mix
1 4oz box vanilla pudding, instant
4 eggs
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup Dulce de Leche, either purchased or homemade*

Dulce de Leche Frosting

2 tbsp butter
4 tbsp brown sugar

8 cups confectioners sugar
1 cup butter at room temperature
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp Mexican vanilla

Heat oven to 350 degrees

Line the bottom of two 8inch round baking pans with parchment paper.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together cake mix and pudding.
Add, eggs, butter, water, sour cream and dulce de leche. Beat until light and well mixed.

Spread evenly into prepared pans and bake 28-34 minutes or springs back when touched.

Cool for at least 10 minutes. Loosen sides and turn into cooling racks. Cool completely.

To make frosting:

In a small saucepan melt 2tbsp butter, stir in brown sugar and cook until mixture comes together and is bubbly. Set aside and cool to room temperature.

With an electric mixer, beat butter until smooth. Add 4 cups of the confectioners sugar and milk. Beat until smooth. Add vanilla and cooled brown sugar mixture. Beat until well blended. Add remaining sugar and beat until fluffy.

Makes 8-10 servings

Recipes by Amy Richardson

*recipe @www.greattastebuds.com

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