How to make Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake

This chocolate salted caramel cake is a rich cake, full of flavor and texture. Three layers of moist chocolate cake, grilled pecan, savory caramel sauce and cream topped with caramel cheese, topped with a beautiful and impressive caramel sail.

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake

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Makes about 2-3 servings

Chocolate Layer Cakes
1 ½ cup (150g), pecans, toasted
1 ⅓ cup (170g) all-purpose flour
1/3 cup (40g) unsweetened cocoa powder
¾ tsp (4g) salt
1 ¾ teaspoon (7g) of baking powder
3 fl oz (90ml) vegetable oil
¾ cup (150g) sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
¾ cup (190g) sour cream
4 oz (120g) semisweet chocolate, melted

Caramel Sauce
1 1/2 cup (300g) sugar
1/4 cup (60ml) water
¾ cup (180g) whipping cream
3 tbsp (45g) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 ½ tsp (8g) vanilla extract
1 ½ tsp (8g) salt

Cream Cheese Frosting
1 pound (500g) cream cheese, room temperature
1 1/2 cup (360g) whipping cream, 35% fat, chilled
1/2 cup (60g) powdered sugar
1/3 cup (80g) caramel sauce

Caramel Sail
1 cup (200g) sugar
2 tbsp (30ml) water

For assembly:
½ cup (120g) caramel sauce, divided

For serving
remaining caramel sauce (about 160g)


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