Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

This Cookie Dough Brownie cake with funfetti could be a altogether decadent treat! Layers of brownies and edible funfetti cookie dough square measure topped  with a delicious chocolate ganache sprinkles!

Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

After prying numberless nail clippers, we have a tendency to finally argued (jokingly) the opposite day regarding World Health Organization keeps losing them. And in fact we have a tendency to blame one another. And in fact I’m right. I invariably place them back wherever they're speculated to go.

But he thinks identical factor of himself. He thinks it’s all my fault.

So once he came home the opposite day and saw 2 new nail clippers on the room counter, he forthwith began to tell Pine Tree State that one would be on behalf of me and one for him – as if that wasn’t why I’d gotten 2 to start with.
And I one up-ed him. North American countryed to be} ready with masking paper for us to label ours with our names so there might be no confusion regarding whose is whose. Then time would tell World Health Organization loses the clippers. Oh yes.

Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

We then ran off to cover our clippers in several spots within the house wherever the opposite person can’t notice them. That way, we are able to confirm World Health Organization is that the one answerable for losing them by seeing World Health Organization loses theirs first. It’s terribly scientific.

Of course I’m positive he’d rather grow claws than ought to come back and find my nail clippers and admit that he lost the battle! It's going to take your time, however I'm positive that some day shortly I will be able to report my success. 
We gotta have a touch fun, you know?

Like this cake – this cake is super fun! I mean, check up on all those sprinkles! Don’t they only scream fun and happy?

Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

I beloved the spread version of this cake most, I made a decision to create a funfetti version. I actually have a small amount of a funfetti addiction, therefore it absolutely was solely natural that it'd happen.

This cake is fairly straightforward to place along. The sole baking needed is for the brownies. I used a from scratch brownie, however you'll positively use a box combine if you favor. You’d most likely want 2 boxes to induce enough batter for three brownies.

The brownies square measure crammed with layers of the simplest cookie dough ever – cake batter! I used my beloved Funfetti ready-mix, however you'll use a white or yellow build combine too. The cookie dough is eggless, therefore no ought to worry regarding baking. Simply combine everything together!

They layers square measure command at the side of chocolate ganache and it makes an exquisite, wealthy combo!

Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup cocoa (I use Hershey’s Special Dark)
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3–4 tbsp milk
  • 4–5 tsp sprinkles
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • two 15.25 oz boxes funfetti dry cake mix
  • 1 1/3 cups flour

  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, divided

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tbsp water or milk
  • sprinkles, for topping, if desired

  1. Line the bottoms of three 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper and grease the sides. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together the oil, sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. Add eggs and mix until well combined.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  5. Slowly add dry ingredients to the egg mixture until well combined.
  6. Pour the batter evenly into the three pans and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs.
  8. Remove brownies from oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes in the pan, then remove to cool on wire rack.
  9. While brownies cool, make cookie dough.

To make the cookie dough:
  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Mix in vanilla extract.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, add one entire box of dry cake mix, plus 1 1/2 cups from a second box of cake mix and mix until combined.
  4. Add 1 cup flour and mix until combined.
  5. Add milk and up to an additional 1/3 cup of flour to preferred thickness.
  6. Stir in sprinkles and chocolate chips. Dough will be thick. Set aside.

To assemble cake:
Once the brownies are cool, it’s time to put the layers together. You can pile the cookie dough onto the brownies, stack the layers and leave messy layers, or use the method I used for having clean edges/sides of the cake.
  1. Place half of chocolate chips in a metal bowl.
  2. Microwave half of the heavy cream until it starts to boil. Remove from microwave and pour over chocolate chips.
  3. Cover bowl with saran wrap for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Whisk chocolate and cream until smooth.
  5. Using one of the same 8 inch cake pans that you baked the brownies in, put parchment paper or saran wrap in the bottom and up the sides of the pan. You will use it to lift the layers out of the pan.
  6. Place the first brownie into the bottom of the pan.
  7. Add about 3 tbsp of chocolate ganache on top of the brownie and spread into a thin layer. This will help the cookie dough stick to the brownie.
  8. Put half of the cookie dough into the pan and spread evenly on top of the brownie.
  9. Remove the first two layers from the cake pan and place on it’s serving dish.
  10. Repeat steps 5-8 with the second brownie and remaining cookie dough. Then remove from pan.
  11. Put another 3 tbsp of chocolate ganache on top of the cookie dough layer from the first section of cake and spread thinly.
  12. Place the second section of cake onto the first.
  13. Put another 3 tbsp of chocolate ganache on top of the cookie dough layer on top (the fourth layer) and spread thinly.
  14. Top with remaining brownie. Press sprinkles into sides of cookie dough, if desired.

To finish off cake:
  1. Place remaining chocolate chips in a metal bowl.
  2. Microwave remaining heavy cream until it starts to boil. Remove from microwave and pour over chocolate chips.
  3. Cover bowl with saran wrap for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Whisk chocolate and cream until smooth.
  5. Allow to sit for a few minutes until it just starts to thicken, then pour over the top of the cake.
  6. Place cake in refrigerator and make the chocolate icing.
  7. To make the icing, beat the shortening and butter together until smooth.
  8. Slowly add the powdered sugar and cocoa and mix until smooth.
  9. Add water or milk and mix until smooth.
  10. Remove cake from fridge, and pipe icing onto the top edge of the cake. Top with sprinkles.

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