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DRUMSTICK LAYER CAKE

This Drumstick Layer Cake is inspired by one of my favorites – drumstick ice cream cones! With layers of moist vanilla cake, caramel sauce, chocolate ganache, vanilla buttercream, peanuts and waffle cone pieces, it combines the best parts of a drumstick into one tasty cake!

INGREDIENTS

CARAMEL SAUCE

VANILLA CAKE LAYERS

  • 2 1/2 cups (325g) all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (112g) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (310g) sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups (300ml) milk

CHOCOLATE GANACHE FILLING

  • 2 oz (about 6 tbsp) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp (45ml) heavy whipping cream

SUGAR CONE AND PEANUT CRUNCHIES

  • 1 cup sugar cone crumbs
  • 2 tbsp (26g) sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup (56g) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup (140g) peanuts, chopped

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM

  • 1 1/2 cups (336g) salted butter
  • 1 cup (189g) shortening
  • 10 cups (1150g) powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2–3 tbsp (ml) water or milk

CAKE TOPPING

  • 6 oz (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 3 sugar cones

INSTRUCTIONS

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