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Drip Cake

Course Cake
Cuisine International


Butter Cake:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 2/3 cups sugar
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 4 ½ cups MAYA Cake Flour
  • 1 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 ½ cup milk

Italian Meringue Buttercream:

  • 1 ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 8 (30 grams each egg white) egg whites
  • 2 cups butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Ganache:

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips

Additional ingredients:

  • Pretzels
  • Chocolate sticks
  • Chocolate malt balls
  • MAYA Oven Toaster Fudge Brownies, cut into 1” squares


Butter Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and line four 6x3 round pan. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter until soft. Add in sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one time at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with combined vanilla and milk. Blend well.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 mins or until done. Let it cool. Chill in the refrigerator.

Italian Meringue Buttercream:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar and ½ cup water to a boil.
  2. Heat up to 230 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  3. Whip egg whites until stiff. Do not over beat.
  4. When the sugar temperature reaches 240 degrees, remove from heat immediately and with the mixer running, add it to your egg whites in a stream. Beat on high speed.
  5. Continue to whip until no heat remains in the bowl.
  6. With the mixer still running, add butter bit by bit, beating until spreadable consistency, approximately 3 to 5 minutes. Beat in vanilla.
  7. Set aside until ready to use.

Chocolate Ganache:

  1. In a double boiler, simmer whipping cream.
  2. Pour chocolate chips and mix until melted. Remove from heat.
  3. Let it cool. Set aside until ready to use.

Assemble Cake:

  1. Cut off the cake’s dome portion, then cut the cakes in half.
  2. Place one cake layer on a base. Pipe Italian meringue buttercream and place another cake layer, do the same in between the cake layers.
  3. Cover the whole cake with the buttercream.
  4. Place three to four pieces of skewer at inside the cake for support.
  5. Place ganache in a piping bag and start piping around the edges of the cake to get the “drip” effect.
  6. Decorate the top and sides of the cake with pretzels, chocolate sticks, chocolate malt balls and brownies.

Recipe Notes