Rolo Caramel Chocolate Cake
3 Chocolate Cakes
  • Cake
  • 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
  • 1 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup very warm water
  • caramel
  • Rolo candies
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Spray 3 8-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 28-30 mins until the toothpick comes out clean.
  11. Cool and pop out of pans. Remove parchment.
  12. Freeze until firm.
  1. Mix all on low to combine.
  2. Beat on med-high 2 mins.
  3. Cool 15 minutes.
  1. Spread a thin layer of caramel on the bottom layer, top with frosting. Add second cake and a thinglayer of caramel with more frosting. Add 3rd layer and frost entire cake. Spread caramel on top, drip down the sides and top with rolo candies!
  2. Top with rolos and more salted caramel.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at