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Butterscotch Toffee Chocolate Cake

This rich and decadent Butterscotch Toffee Chocolate Cake explodes with the best flavor combinations ever!  Butterscotch, toffee and chocolate rules!
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Chocolate Cake

  • 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt I used Oikos Zero Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup olive or canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Butterscotch Toffee Frosting

  • 6 oz. or 1 cup Guittard Butterscotch Chips
  • 4 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk or milk of choice
  • Couple pinches of salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup toffee chips I used Heath
  • 1 good quality milk chocolate bar chopped roughly

Instructions

To make cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 1 8- or 9-inch cake pan with cooking spray, then dust with flour.
  • Sift flour, cocoa, cornstarch, baking soda and salt into a bowl and set aside.
  • In another bowl, add yogurt, granulated sugar, dark brown sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla.
  • Using mixer, beat on low speed until blended about a minute.
  • Add in the dry ingredients and then beat on high speed for 2 minutes longer.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan, smoothing top.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until cakes feel set when lightly pressed in center and wooden skewer comes out clean.
  • Let cake cool completely.

Butterscotch Toffee Frosting

  • Place the butterscotch morsels in a microwavable bowl and microwave on high, stirring every 30 second intervals until melted.
  • In a separate bowl, using a mixer, cream the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add in the butter, milk, salt and powdered sugar and continue beating until smooth.
  • Add in the melted butterscotch morsels mix until fully combined, then mix in toffee chips.
  • Frost cake.
  • Add rough chopped milk chocolate to the top of the frosting.
  • Cut and Devour!

Notes

Guittard Chocolate - "Butterscotch Chips", Made in a peanut and gluten free facility. Natural Flavor.