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This Milk and Cookies Cake is a decadent dessert loaded with chocolate chips and rich vanilla. 
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5 from 7 votes

Milk and Cookies Cake

Author: Jill



    Chocolate chip vanilla cake


      • 4 1/2 C flour
      • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder
      • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
      • 1 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
      • 3 C sugar
      • 6 large eggs
      • 3 tsp pure vanilla extract
      • 2 C whole milk
      • 3 C semi sweet chocolate chips
      • 3 9 inch round cake pans
      • 1 cake leveler
      • 1 12 inch cake board

      Chocolate chip frosting ingredients

      • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
      • 3/4 C light brown sugar
      • 1 C powdered sugar
      • 1 C flour
      • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
      • 1/4 C whole milk
      • 1 C mini chocolate chips

      Vanilla Frosting Ingredients

      • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
      • 5 C powdered sugar
      • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
      • 5-8 tbsp heavy whipping cream
      • 1 piping bag with a star tip
      • Chocolate chip cookies


      Cake Directions

      • Preheat oven to 350, spray cake pan with baking spray. Set aside
      • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Set aside.
      • Using a standing mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
      • Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time until combined after each egg
      • Beat in the vanilla extract
      • Alternate adding flour mixture and milk, beginning and ending with flour and mix until well combined
      • Divide the batter between the three pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
      • Place cakes on wire rack to cool for 10mins then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely

      Chocolate Chip frosting

      • In a standing mixer, cream the brown sugar, powdered sugar and softened butter until combined
      • Beat in the vanilla extract
      • Gradually beat in the flour until combined
      • Slowly beat in the milk until the consistency is what you like
      • Fold in the chocolate chips

      Vanilla frosting

      • Using a standing mixer, beat together all ingredients until combined and smooth, about 5 minutes
      • Set aside
      • Decorating directions
      • Using a cake leveler, cut the domes off the cake slices
      • Place one cake slice onto a 12 inch round cake board
      • Scoop out 1 1/2 C of the chocolate chip frosting onto the cake slice and smooth evenly with a angled spatula
      • Place the second cake slice onto the chocolate chip frosting
      • Repeat steps with another 1 1/2 C chocolate chip frosting
      • Place the last cake slice onto the second layer of chocolate chip cookie dough
      • Scoop 2 C of vanilla frosting onto the top of the cake and smooth evenly with the angled spatula
      • Frost the sides of the cake
      • Scoop remaining frosting into the piping bag
      • Pipe dollops of frosting onto the top of the cake
      • Place a chocolate chip cookie into the frosting dollops
      • Enjoy with a large glass of milk!