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100 Grand Cake

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Welcome to a dessert that ticks all the boxes: sweet, rich, and incredibly indulgent. Yes, I’m talking about the 100 Grand Cake, a cake that you’ll want to add to your culinary bucket list immediately. If you’re someone who enjoys the complexity of flavors and the interplay between textures, this cake is your dream come true. The best part? It’s incredibly easy to make!

With a prep time of just 10-15 minutes and a cook time of 35-45 minutes, you can whip up this marvel in no time. This cake is the epitome of dessert decadence, offering layers of lusciousness that are perfect for any occasion. From birthdays to anniversaries, this cake shines, making every celebration a bit more special. The sumptuous layers of chocolate, caramel, and rice krispies bring together a trio of textures and flavors that will leave your taste buds dancing. Ready to dive into the mouth-watering goodness of 100 Grand Cake? Keep reading!

Why You’ll Love 100 Grand Cake

  • Simple and Easy to Make: No need to be a pastry chef to make this showstopper. The straightforward recipe makes it accessible for bakers of all skill levels.
  • A Feast for the Senses: The cake is not only visually appealing but also tantalizing to the taste buds. It’s sweet, rich, and full of flavors that complement each other perfectly.
  • Gluten-Free Goodness: Made with 1.1 gluten-free flour, this cake is a godsend for those with gluten sensitivities. Now everyone can indulge!
  • Perfect for Celebrations: Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or a simple family get-together, the 100 Grand Cake is your go-to dessert for making occasions extra special.
  • Indulgence in Every Bite: With layers of chocolate frosting, caramel sauce, and rice krispies, each bite of this cake offers a burst of flavor and a delightful crunch.

What You Need To Make 100 Grand Cake

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Two 8″ round cake pans

Ingredients You Need To Make 100 Grand Cake

  • Gluten-free flour
  • Cocoa powder
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Sour cream
  • Kosher salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Espresso powder
  • Fresh brewed coffee
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Rice krispies
  • Chocolate frosting
  • Caramel sauce

How To Make 100 Grand Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray two 8″ round cake pans with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the eggs and sugar, then beat on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, sour cream, vegetable oil, and espresso powder to the mixture.
  4. Mix well, then add the dry ingredients and continue to mix until just incorporated.
  5. Stir in the fresh brewed coffee.
  6. Divide the batter evenly between the two pans.
  7. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cakes to cool completely.
  9. To assemble, add half the caramel sauce to the first layer of cooled cake.
  10. Sprinkle 1 cup of rice krispies over the caramel.
  11. Place the second layer of cake on top.
  12. Repeat the caramel and rice krispies steps.
  13. Finally, cover the entire cake with chocolate frosting.
  14. Enjoy your delicious 100 Grand Cake!

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I Use Regular Flour Instead of Gluten-Free?

You can, but it may change the texture and density of the cake.

What Can I Substitute for Espresso Powder?

If you don’t have espresso powder, you can use regular instant coffee powder as a substitute.

Can I Make this Cake in Advance?

Yes, you can bake the cake layers in advance and freeze them. Just remember to assemble and frost the cake before serving.

How Long Will the 100 Grand Cake Keep?

Stored in an airtight container, the cake should keep well for up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

100 Grand Cake

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10 servings

Equipment

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for Decorating:
  • 2 cups of rice krispies
  • 24 oz chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce
  • Ingredients for Cake:
  • 2 cups of 1.1 gluten free flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 5 oz sour cream
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1 cup fresh brewed coffee
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray two 8″ round cake pans with nonstick baking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl add the eggs, and sugar beat on high for 3 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla, sour cream, oil and espresso powder.
  • Mix well, add the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated.
  • Mix in the coffee.
  • Divide the batter into the two pans, bake for 35-45 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool completely.
  • To assemble, add 1/2 the caramel to the cooled cake, sprinkle 1 cup of rice krispies, add the second layer of cake, repeat and then cover the entire cake in frosting. Let cool completely. Enjoy!
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There are cakes, and then there’s the 100 Grand Cake—a dessert that stands in a category of its own. Its delightful medley of textures and flavors makes every bite an experience, transforming any occasion into a celebration. The gluten-free flour ensures that everyone can join in the fun, making it a hit at family gatherings and parties. But what truly sets this cake apart is its multi-layered decadence: the chewy, rich layers of chocolate cake, the gooey, sweet swirls of caramel, and the crunchy bursts of rice krispies. All in all, the 100 Grand Cake is not just a treat for your taste buds; it’s an experience, a celebration, and a sweet indulgence, all wrapped into one delicious package.

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