Chocolate Triple Layer Toffee Cake
Ganache Filling:
  • 16 oz. Ghirardelli semisweet chocolate chopped into small pieces
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1½ cups Heath toffee bits (for assembly time)
  • ¾ cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ cup + 2 Tablespoons soft butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
Garnish (optional)
  • Graham crackers
  • extra toffee for crackers and bottom border
  • Bada Bing Melts
  1. Make this early, it takes 3 hours!
  2. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl.
  3. Heat cream and corn syrup to almost boiling and pour over the chocolate.
  4. Let sit a minute and whisk smooth.
  5. Cover with plastic and chill 3 hours. Stir every half hour or so. After 3 hours it should be thick enough to spread as a frosting.
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Spray 3 9-inch round baking pans with pam, line bottoms with parchment paper, grease again and set aside.
  3. In small bowl combine cocoa and boiling water with a whisk until smooth. Cool.
  4. In medium bowl stir together flour, baking soda and salt.
  5. In a mixer, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time and vanilla.
  7. Slowly add the cocoa mix.
  8. Add ⅓ of the flour mix, then the milk. Then ⅓ of flour and the sour cream. Then, add the past of the flour.
  9. Mix well and divide into the pans.
  10. Bake 20-22 mins until the toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Cool and pop out of pans. Remove parchment,
  1. Lay one cake on platter, top with half ganache.
  2. Sprinkle on half the toffee.
  3. Place the next layer on top.
  4. Spread with the rest of the ganache and the toffee.
  5. Place on the third cake layer.
Whipped Cream
  1. Beat heavy cream until soft peaks.
  2. Add powdered sugar.
  3. Beat until stiffer and a nice spreading consistency.
  4. Cover the cake with cream.
  1. Melt bada bing melts gently.
  2. Dip graham crackers.
  3. Lay on wax paper.
  4. Sprinkle on toffee and pop in fridge 10 mins to set.
  5. Lay around the cake and add toffee to bottom of cake, going around.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at