Dark & Milk Chocolate Brownie Layer Cake

This cake is chewy and chocolaty and the brownie lovers in the family will be pleased as punch.

Cook time: 30 Min Prep time: 15 Min Serves: 8 servings


  • 1 box milk chocolate brownie mix
  • 1 box dark chocolate brownie mix
  • 8 Tbsp unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 2/3 c Ghirardelli cocoa (or your favorite kind)
  • 3 c powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c mini Ghirardelli dark chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray two 8 or 9-inch cake pans with Pam. Mix up each brownie mix separately according to directions on boxes and pour into pans.
2. Bake about 25 to 30 minutes checking center of brownies to make sure they are done in the center. Remove from oven. Run a knife around side of the cake pan and then let cool 10 minutes. Remove brownies from pan and let cool completely.
3. Frosting: Melt the butter (microwave or stove top) and stir in the cocoa. Alternately add the powdered sugar and the milk, beating to a spreading consistency. Add more milk if needed. Stir vanilla extract.
4. Frost brownie layers like a regular layer cake all over.
5. Then pat mini chips to the side of the cake with your hands. Enjoy with whipped cream or alone.

added by Nancy Allen

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