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Caramel Latte Cake

Caramel Latte Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 16

The flavors of a coffeehouse favorite infuse a butter recipe yellow cake, rich filling and sweet frosting. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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
    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
    Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool in pan on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 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
    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
    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.

Expert Tips

  • Place the cocoa in a tea strainer and lightly shake over the frosting to "dust" the top of the cake.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
29g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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