Dulce de leche Tiramisu Cake

coffee cake

 

coffee cake

Dulce de leche Tiramisu cake is a well loved classic cake with a twist. This cake is replaced with sponge cake for lady fingers and with creamy dulce de leche frosting. Always perfect dessert for any occasion.

 

Ingredients for cake:

8 eggs

1 1/3 cups sugar

1 1/3 cup flour sifted

Cream:

4 ozs. cream cheese

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 can (8 ozs) cooked condensed milk or dulce de leche

17.5 ozs. mascarpone cream

1 cup heavy whipping cream

Other ingredients:

3/4 cup coffee

1/2 cup Kahlua liqueur

toasted hazelnuts (optional)

 

Directions:

On high speed beat eggs with sugar.

When the batter is stiff and light, add flour and mix it gently and well on low .

Pour the batter into 10 ”* round baking pan and bake for about 35-40 minutes.

Let the cake cool.

*if using 9” reduce to 7 eggs,1 1/4 cup sugar and flour.

Cream:

In Stand/hand mixer beat cream cheese with dulce de leche.

Add mascarpone cream and beat not more then a minute, just until well combined.

In a separate bowl beat together heavy whipping cream with powdered sugar.

Gently fold in whipped cream into dulce de leche cream.

In a small bowl or spray bottle combine coffee with kahlua liqueur.

Assembling:

Divide the sponge cake in half.

Soak the bottom layer with coffee mixture.

Spread good amount of frosting.

If desired, sprinkle toasted crushed hazelnuts.

Soak the other half of sponge cake, and place it on top of the bottom layer.

Spread frosting all over the cake reserving some frosting for decoration.

Decorate as desired. Dust with cocoa powder.

 

 

coffee cake

 

 

Squirrel Cake with nuts

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 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
3 eggs
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.

 

Amaretto syrup:
1/2 cup boiling water
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons Amaretto liquor

combine all ingredients.Let cool

Ingredients for cream:

Inside-
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.

Outside-
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.

“Squirrel Cake” with nuts

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 sticks butter melted but not hot
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cup flour

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Combine flour,nuts, and baking powder.
  3. Gently combine the flour mixture with the whipped eggs.
  4. Grease a 9 x 2 3/4 spring-foam pan.
  5. Pour half of the batter to the pan and spread it with spoon or spatula.
  6. Bake for about 13-15 minutes.
  7. Repeat with the rest of the batter.
  8. Amaretto syrup:
  9. 1/2 cup boiling water
  10. 2 tablespoons sugar
  11. 2 tablespoons Amaretto liquor
  12. combine all ingredients.Let cool
  13. Ingredients for cream:
  14. Inside-
  15. 1 can condensed milk ( cook the cans for two hour in water, or use prepared Dulce DE leches)
  16. 2 sticks butter softened at room temp.
  17. 4 tablespoons sour cream
  18. Beat together butter with dulce de leche. Add sour cream, and beat again.
  19. Carefully slice the cake to have four layers all together.
  20. Spray or add syrup using a spoon on each layer.
  21. Spread the cream evenly on each layer leaving the top.
  22. Outside-
  23. 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  24. 1 cup powdered sugar
  25. 3 tablespoons cocoa powder (sifted)
  26. Beat together heavy cream with sugar.Gradually add cocoa powder.
  27. Spread the cream all over the top and sides of the cake.
  28. Decorate the cake as desired. Top it with mixed nuts,chocolate, sifted cocoa.
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