Just writing out the headline to this starts to make me drool a little bit. I feel like every post I write “so this is one of my favorite flavors!”, but honestly… salted caramel? It’s just amazing. Put it into cake form? Even better!
I have to thank the SprinkleBakes website for this – she made a Triple Salted Caramel Cupcake (that, by the way, looks absolutely gorgeous!), and I just converted/adjusted that recipe to make a cake, and oh. my. goodness. It was delicious. I was actually told this was the best cake I’ve made so far. It was gooey and caramely and crumbly and just plain yummy. I would make this again in a heartbeat if I had more people to eat it!
A little late on the holiday, so I’m celebrating Diez de Mayo today 🙂
After searching around, looking for something to spark my “I must make THAT!” reaction, I found my answer on Epicurious in the form of a Chocolate Chipotle Cake with Vanilla Custard Sauce and a Sweet Tomatillo Sauce. Very different, but sounded delicious (and had wonderful reviews).
I think the most complicated part of this recipe was finding the ingredients – seriously. Tomatillos are becoming somewhat more common, so that was easier than I expected – but chipotle peppers? Um… not so much. Continue reading →