Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake! Everyone’s favorite cookie turned into a show stopping layer cake made with rum syrup, dark chocolate ganache and brown sugar buttercream.

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yield: 12-16 SERVINGS
Chocolate Chip Cookie Layer
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Chocolate Chip Cake
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1 1/4 cups (8 oz, 215g) mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon all purpose flour
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2 tablespoons molasses
1/2 recipe rum Simple Syrup
1 cup ganache at room temperature
Make the cookie layer
  1. Line an 8″ or 9″ cake pan with a parchment round
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  3. Cream the butter with both sugars until light and fluffy
  4. Add the egg and mix until combined
  5. Add the flour, baking soda and salt
  6. Add the chips all at once and mix until combined
  7. Spread the dough into the cake pan. The dough should be about 1/2″ thick (if you have excess dough use it to make cookies)
  8. Bake until the middle of the cookie puffs up a little and then collapses, about 20 minutes.
  9. Cool completely in the pan
  10. Flip the pan over and bang one edge of the pan a couple of times. The cookie should loosen and fall out
  11. Set aside at room temperature until ready to assemble the cake
Bake the Cake

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