Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cake – Chocolate chip cake layers with butterscotch frosting, chocolate cookie crumbs and butterscotch ganache.
Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cake
One more cake for you to round out the week. This Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cake is made with my light and fluffy white cake layers from my Classic White Cake, a new butterscotch frosting, Milk Bar chocolate cookie crumbs and butterscotch ganache.
I originally made this cake Milk Bar style, with a butterscotch pudding filling. While I loved the flavors, I always felt like it could be improved. It also never really set well like a Milk Bar style cake should.
As I thought about remaking this cake, I knew I wanted to switch up the butterscotch pudding. It was always the element of the cake that just didn’t feel right to me. The flavor was great, but it just wasn’t a filling meant for a cake.
I decided to completely get rid of the pudding element, and instead, add more butterscotch punch with a butterscotch ganache. You’ll use the ganache in between each layer, as well as on top of the cake as a drip.
I also changed my frosting from the original recipe. The original recipe had dulce de leche in the frosting and felt more like caramel frosting than butterscotch. My new frosting has melted butterscotch chips in it like my chocolate frosting.
I’m so happy with how this revision turned out. The flavors and textures are exactly what I was looking for.
I hope you like it too!