FUNFETTI CAKE BATTER COOKIE DOUGH BROWNIE LAYER CAKE

This Funfetti Cake Batter Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake is a totally decadent treat! Layers of brownies and eggless funfetti cake batter cookie dough are topped with a delicious chocolate ganache – and of course plenty of sprinkles! Get your big glass of milk ready!

FUNFETTI CAKE BATTER COOKIE DOUGH BROWNIE LAYER CAKE

INGREDIENTS
BROWNIES
  1. 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  2. 3 cups sugar
  3. 3 tsp vanilla extract
  4. 6 eggs
  5. 1 1/2 cup flour
  6. 1 cup cocoa (I use Hershey’s Special Dark)
  7. 3/4 tsp baking powder
  8. 1/4 tsp salt

COOKIE DOUGH
  1. 1 1/2 cup butter, softened
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  4. two 15.25 oz boxes funfetti dry cake mix
  5. 1 1/3 cups flour
  6. 3-4 tbsp milk
  7. 4-5 tsp sprinkles
  8. 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  9. 3/4 cup chocolate chips

CHOCOLATE GANACHE 
  1. 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  2. 1 cup heavy whipping cream, divided

CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  1. 1/4 cup butter
  2. 1/4 cup shortening
  3. 2 cups powdered sugar
  4. 1/4 cup cocoa
  5. 1 tbsp water or milk
  6. sprinkles, for topping, if desired

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Line the bottoms of three 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper and grease the sides. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together the oil, sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. Add eggs and mix until well combined.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  5. Slowly add dry ingredients to the egg mixture until well combined.
  6. Pour the batter evenly into the three pans and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out with a few crumbs.
  8. Remove brownies from oven and allow to cool for about 10 minutes in the pan, then remove to cool on wire rack.
  9. While brownies cool, make cookie dough.
To make the cookie dough:
  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Mix in vanilla extract.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, add one entire box of dry cake mix, plus 1 1/2 cups from a second box of cake mix and mix until combined.
  4. Add 1 cup flour and mix until combined.
  5. Add milk and up to an additional 1/3 cup of flour to preferred thickness.
  6. Stir in sprinkles and chocolate chips. Dough will be thick. Set aside.