If you like nuts, then this “squirrel cake” is for you.It does take some time to make it.It is fairly sweet and fills you up quickly.
Ingredients for batter:
preheat oven to 350 degrees
1 1/2 cups of your favorite nuts.toasted,cooled, and chopped in a blender (you can have them mixed using variety)
1 cup sugar
2 sticks butter melted but not hot
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cup flour
Directions for cake batter:
In a mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat eggs on high speed until they will be foamy and pale.Add the sugar,sour cream and butter. Mix on low.
Combine flour,nuts, and baking powder.
Gently combine the flour mixture with the whipped eggs.
Grease a 9 x 2 3/4 spring-foam pan.
Pour half of the batter to the pan and spread it with spoon or spatula.
Bake for about 13-15 minutes.
Repeat with the rest of the batter.
1/2 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons Amaretto liquor
combine all ingredients.Let cool
Ingredients for cream:
1 can condensed milk ( cook the cans for two hour in water, or use prepared Dulce DE leches)
2 sticks butter softened at room temp.
4 tablespoons sour cream
Beat together butter with dulce de leche. Add sour cream, and beat again.
Carefully slice the cake to have four layers all together.
Spray or add syrup using a spoon on each layer.
Spread the cream evenly on each layer leaving the top.
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder (sifted)
Beat together heavy cream with sugar.Gradually add cocoa powder.
Spread the cream all over the top and sides of the cake.
Decorate the cake as desired. Top it with mixed nuts,chocolate, sifted cocoa.