Squirrel Cake #2 – торт белочка №2

This recipe was adapted from my sister-in-law. It’s fairly sweet and moist with a little crunch.

Squirrel Cake #2 – торт белочка №2

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Cream:
  • 2 cans dulce de leche ( cooked condensed milk)
  • 4 ozs. cream cheese softened at room temp.
  • 10 ozs. whipped topping (such as cool whip or any other brand. )*
  • 1 cup walnuts pieces( or more)
  • * you can substitute 2 cups heavy whipping cream + 1/2 cup powdered sugar( whip it),but there will be a slight difference in taste.

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl using hand or stand mixer, whip the eggs with sugar until fluffy and pale in color. ( at least 10 minutes.)
  3. Gradually add flour and mix on low.
  4. Add walnuts, and mix gently.
  5. Spray with non-stick cooking spray/grease a 9x13 glass baking dish.
  6. Transfer the batter to baking dish.
  7. Bake for about 40 minutes.Check with toothpick if it comes out clean its done, if not then bake a little more.
  8. Let it cool completely.
  9. Syrup:
  10. Combine water with sugar and bring to a boil. set a side and let it cool.
  11. Cream:
  12. Mix using a hand or stand mixer cream cheese with dulce de leche until well combined.
  13. Add whipped topping. (or whipped cream).
  14. Mix together.
  15. Assembling:
  16. Slice the cake in half.
  17. Place a half of the cake back in to the glass baking dish (the one that it was baking in)
  18. Pour/spray some syrup on both of the cakes.
  19. Spread plenty of cream ( alot!)
  20. Place the other half of the cake on top of the cream.
  21. Spread the rest of the cream on top and on the sides of the cake.
  22. Add plenty of walnut pieces on top.
  23. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
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Enjoy with hot or cold cup of tea.

Comments

  1. Oooh very naughty but nice – had to check out what you called a squirrel cake! LOL

  2. yeah….. lots of nuts ,just what squirrels love.

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