Caramel Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
45 mins (prep 45)
14 ingredients
makes 1 (9-inch) 2-layer cake
Brown sugar stars in this drop-dead-scrumptious dessert, adding depth and complexity to everything from the yellow cake layers to the creamy caramel filling and cream cheese frosting. Use a candy thermometer to give the caramel proper flavor and consistency–get it right, and this cake could make your reputation as a baker.

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Serving Size (44.76 g)
Servings 19
Amount per Serving
Calories 221.28 Calories from Fat 116.91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.99g 379.73%
Saturated Fat 8.22g 781.19%
Trans Fat 0.51g %
Cholesterol 37.82mg 239.55%
Sodium 214.9mg 170.13%
Total Carbohydrate 25.05g 158.67%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.07%
Sugars 24.88 g %
Protein 2.3g 87.35%
Vitamin A 400.04IU% Vitamin C 0.36mg%
Calcium 107.23mg% Iron 0.09mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sifted cake flour, light brown sugar, evaporated milk, caramel cream, garnish