Heavenly Cake Recipe

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Rommel Published: May 1, 2020 Modified: October 21, 2020
Heavenly Cake Recipe

Chocolate, caramel, custard and frosting makes this killer cake apting named.

How To Make Heavenly Cake

A wonderful and decadent vanilla cake recipe that can be whipped up in little over an hour! Ejoy this incredibly moist vanilla cake base with rich chocolate custard filling then topped of with smooth cocoa vanilla cream frosting.

  • 4 oz. white chocolate (shaved)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 sticks butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 chocolate caramels
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp. creme de cacao
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup cake flour
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Chocolate Custard

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup milk (scalded)
  • 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate (melted and cooled)

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. cocoa
  • drops vanilla
  1. Melt white chocolate in water over low heat.
  2. Cream butter and blend in chocolate.
  3. Sift flour with salt and soda.
  4. Add flour mixture, sugar and buttermilk to chocolate/butter mixture.
  5. Beat 2 minutes.
  6. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  7. Add vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips, pecans and coconut.
  8. Bake in 2 well-greased, floured 9-inch cake pans at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  9. Cook recipe for Chocolate Custard (recipe follows).
  10. Add caramels to custard when custard becomes thick. Stir until caramels melt. Cool.
  11. When cake is cooled, drizzle creme de cacao on bottom layer.
  12. Sandwich with custard. Frost with frosting.
  13. Add chocolate sprinkles on top.
  14. Custard: Combine sugar and flour. Beat into eggs. Beat chocolate into egg mixture.
  15. Add to scalded milk in double boiler and cook, stirring often until thickened.
  16. Add vanilla and cool completely.
  17. Frosting: Sift together sugar and cocoa.
  18. Whip the cream until frothy.
  19. Gradually beat in sugar mixture. Add vanilla.

How To Make Heavenly Cake

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A wonderful and decadent vanilla cake recipe that can be whipped up in little over an hour! Ejoy this incredibly moist vanilla cake base with rich chocolate custard filling then topped of with smooth cocoa vanilla cream frosting.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Total: 1 hr 5 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 4 oz. white chocolate, shaved
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 chocolate caramels
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp. creme de cacao
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup cake flour
  • Chocolate sprinkles

Chocolate Custard

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup milk, scalded
  • 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, melted and cooled

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. cocoa
  • drops vanilla

Instructions

  1. Melt white chocolate in water over low heat.
  2. Cream butter and blend in chocolate.
  3. Sift flour with salt and soda.
  4. Add flour mixture, sugar and buttermilk to chocolate/butter mixture.
  5. Beat 2 minutes.
  6. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  7. Add vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips, pecans and coconut.
  8. Bake in 2 well-greased, floured 9-inch cake pans at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  9. Cook recipe for Chocolate Custard (recipe follows).
  10. Add caramels to custard when custard becomes thick. Stir until caramels melt. Cool.
  11. When cake is cooled, drizzle creme de cacao on bottom layer.
  12. Sandwich with custard. Frost with frosting.
  13. Add chocolate sprinkles on top.
  14. Custard: Combine sugar and flour. Beat into eggs. Beat chocolate into egg mixture.
  15. Add to scalded milk in double boiler and cook, stirring often until thickened.
  16. Add vanilla and cool completely.
  17. Frosting: Sift together sugar and cocoa.
  18. Whip the cream until frothy.
  19. Gradually beat in sugar mixture. Add vanilla.
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