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Moist Chocolate Caramel Cake

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Moist Chocolate Caramel Cake: A Delightful Indulgence

Indulge in the ultimate sensory experience with our Moist Chocolate Caramel Cake recipe. This decadent delight combines the rich flavors of chocolate and caramel, creating a symphony of taste that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe is guaranteed to impress your family and friends on any occasion.



  • 4 packages (32 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups (250g) granulated sugar, superfine
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature

Chocolate Cake:

  • 1 3/4 cups (210g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 x-large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (112g) vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (240g) buttermilk, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 cup (90g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (237g) freshly brewed hot coffee (decaf can be used), or hot water

Chocolate Buttercream:

  • 1 1/2 cups (340g) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 cups (500g) confectioners’ sugar
  • 3/4 cup (94g) cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt


  • 1 jar salted caramel sauce
  • 1 bag mini chocolate chips



  1. Preheat oven to 350Β°F. Prepare a 9-inch springform pan by spraying with baker’s spray and lining with parchment.
  2. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, cream the cream cheese until smooth.
  3. Beat in the sugar, sour cream, and vanilla until creamy and smooth.
  4. Add eggs one by one, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Pour the filling into the prepared pan and place it in a larger pan with about 1 inch of hot water (water bath).
  6. Bake for 60-70 minutes until the top turns golden. Let it cool on a wire rack, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Chocolate Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350Β°F.
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix buttermilk, oil, eggs, and vanilla.
  4. Slowly add wet ingredients to dry ingredients while mixing on low speed. Stir in the coffee until just combined.
  5. Divide the batter into two 8-inch round pans and bake for 30-40 minutes. Let cool completely.

Chocolate Buttercream:

  1. In a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt, then mix on low speed.
  3. Gradually add heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time.
  4. Increase speed and whisk for 3-5 minutes until light and fluffy.

Assembling the Cake:

  1. Place one layer of chocolate cake on a cake stand.
  2. Carefully place the cheesecake on top and trim to match the cake size.
  3. Drizzle salted caramel sauce over the cheesecake.
  4. Top with the second layer of chocolate cake.
  5. Apply a crumb coat of chocolate buttercream to the cake.
  6. Press mini chocolate chips onto the sides.
  7. Pipe dollops of buttercream around the edge and drizzle with more caramel sauce.
  8. Chill until ready to serve.

Savor the divine combination of flavors and textures with each forkful of our Moist Chocolate Caramel Cake. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, holiday gathering, or just a sweet craving, this indulgent treat is sure to delight and impress. Give it a try and elevate your dessert game to new heights!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?