Brown Butter Layer Cake with Nutella Frosting

Brown Butter Layer Cake with Nutella Frosting

Allergy Milk, Wheat
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly, Gourmet, Serve Cold
Occasion Birthday Party

Ingredients

  • x2 Recipe brown butter greek yogurt cake (link below)
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 Cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cups nutella
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • a Dash of salt

Optional

  • 3/4 cups nutella
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • a Dash of salt

Directions

1.
Make cake in two round pans following directions on recipe.
2.
Make cake in two round pans following directions on recipe.
3.
Let cake cool, and once cool, either refrigerate it overnight, or freeze it for 1 hour. I froze mine.
4.
Let cake cool, and once cool, either refrigerate it overnight, or freeze it for 1 hour. I froze mine.
5.
When cold and not crumbly, cut cakes into 3 disks. If you don't any any fancy instruments, a bread knife will be fine.
6.
When cold and not crumbly, cut cakes into 3 disks. If you don't any any fancy instruments, a bread knife will be fine.
7.
For the frosting, start creaming soft butter for 3-4 minutes. Butter needs to be creamy before you add any other ingredient.
8.
For the frosting, start creaming soft butter for 3-4 minutes. Butter needs to be creamy before you add any other ingredient.
9.
Add sugar and beat for a minute until incorporated.
10.
Add sugar and beat for a minute until incorporated.
11.
Add nutella and heavy cream and keep beating until creamy.
12.
Add nutella and heavy cream and keep beating until creamy.
13.
Frost cake as you wish. If you run out of frosting (it won't happen unless your cake is too big or you make 4 layers), you can frost the inside of the cake with extra nutella.
14.
Frost cake as you wish. If you run out of frosting (it won't happen unless your cake is too big or you make 4 layers), you can frost the inside of the cake with extra nutella.
15.
Let it sit 4-5 hours (best overnight) before you eat it. Do not refrigerate or the frosting won't be as creamy.
16.
Let it sit 4-5 hours (best overnight) before you eat it. Do not refrigerate or the frosting won't be as creamy.

Note

Here's the link to my Brown Butter Greek Yogurt Cake recipe

The Nutella Frosting recipe is not mine, I got it from Sally's Baking Addition.

Leftover frosting can be frozen and it will still taste awesome.