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Cookie Dough Cake

Servings: 12 People
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Cookie Dough Cake: Moist chocolate cake with layers of creamy edible cookie dough. If you like cookie dough, you need to make this cake!


For the Cake

  • 2 Boxes Triple Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 2 1/2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 2 Cups Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 6 Eggs

For the Cookie Dough Frosting

  • 2 Cups Butter, Softened
  • 1 1/2 Cups Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 4 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips

For the Chocolate Ganache

  • 1 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream

For the Chocolate Frosting

  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Heavy Cream
  • Chip Ahoy Cookies, For Garnish


For the Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ,and spray two 9 inch round cake pans with Pam baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat all cake ingredients together until fully combined.
  • Divide batter between the two prepared baking pans. Bake in preheated oven for 25-35 minutes ,or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely. Cut the domes off the top of the cake. Use a cake slicer to slice each cake in half. You should end up with a total of 4 rounds.

For the Frosting

  • In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, powdered sugar, and butter.
  • Add the flour and vanilla in, stir until combined.
  • Slowly add the milk until the consistency is achieved.
  • Fold the mini chocolate chips into the frosting.

For the Chocolate Ganache

  • In a small saucepan, heat up the heavy whipping cream until steaming.
  • While heavy whipping cream is heating up, place chocolate chips into a heat-proof bowl.
  • Once the heavy whipping cream is heated, pour over the chocolate chips.
  • Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth.
  • Pour ganache into a squeeze bottle.

Putting It All Together

  • Place the first cake layer onto a serving plate. Scoop ~1 cup of cookie dough frosting onto the first layer and smooth out evenly.
  • Repeat steps with remaining cake layers.
  • Pour ganache onto the center of the to layer, and smooth until even
  • Using the squeeze bottle, create a drizzle effect around the top of the cake by squeezing some ganache over the side and allowing it to drip down.
  • Allow to sit for 10 minutes to allow ganache to harden.
  • Pipe dollops of frosting onto the top of the cake. Top with cookies.


Calories: 1454kcal, Carbohydrates: 148g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 94g, Saturated Fat: 53g, Cholesterol: 278mg, Sodium: 1143mg, Potassium: 539mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 102g, Vitamin A: 48.3%, Vitamin C: 0.1%, Calcium: 26.4%, Iron: 34.4%
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Birthday, Ultimate
Author: Krystle
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