This Snickers inspired chocolate cake will have any chocolate lover smiling from ear to ear. The chocolate cake is incredibly moist and has the perfect chocolate flavor. And if that was not enough the chocolate frosting is amazing but wait it gets so much better.
Inside this great cake is marshmallow cream, caramel, and salted peanuts. This really is the perfectly inspired Snickers cake because it really tastes like it in the form of a cake, of course.
This will definitely be a hit for any kid’s birthday party. And you will probably get requests to make this again and again so it helps that this is a pretty fun cake to bake.
For Chocolate Cake Layers:
1/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole milk
1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup unsweetened dark chocolate cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
For Chocolate Caramel Frosting:
14 ounces dulce de leche (thick caramel sauce)
1 pound, 4 sticks, butter; softened at room temperature
1/2 cup dark chocolate cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
approximately 3/4 cup marshmallow cream
3/4 cup salted peanuts
1/2 cup thick caramel sauce
chopped Snickers bar for garnish