Caramel Latte Cake

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  • 30|min prep time
  • 3|hr|15|min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 16 servings

Cake

1
box butter recipe yellow cake mix
1
cup warm water
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
1/3
cup butter, melted
3
eggs

Filling

1
can (13.4 oz) dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened condensed milk)
1/2
cup hot water
3
tablespoons instant espresso coffee granules
1
tablespoon dark rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract plus 2 teaspoons water

Frosting and Garnish

1
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
2
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped, or 1 teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. 2 In large bowl, place cake mix. In 1-cup glass measuring cup, stir 1 cup warm water and 1 tablespoon espresso granules until granules are dissolved. Add espresso mixture, butter and eggs to cake mix. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds; scrape bowl. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes longer. Pour batter into pan.
  3. 3 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool in pan on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, spoon dulce de leche into medium microwavable bowl. In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup hot water, 3 tablespoons espresso granules and the rum; stir into dulce de leche until smooth. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after about 1 minute with whisk, until pourable. Set aside while cake cools.
  5. 5 Poke cooled cake every 1/2 inch with handle end of wooden spoon. Pour dulce de leche mixture evenly over cake; spread mixture over top of cake with metal spatula to fill holes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours.
  6. 6 In medium bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar on high speed until stiff. Spread whipped cream evenly over chilled cake. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate. Store covered in refrigerator.

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