How to a make cookie cake
Cookie cake is an extremely delicious dessert. It is a giant cookie, baked in a pan which is then sliced similar to a cake. Every bite of it is soft and chewy, loaded with a number of melted chocolate chips. Its edges are crunchy which makes you feel the taste of a cookie as well. This cake is a perfect choice if you wish to make chocolate chip cookies but searching for something to add more festivity. Cookie cake is a beloved food item worldwide. A number of confectionaries bake it in their own special taste. Sometimes they are given a smaller size, similar to the size of the cookie. It is then packed in attractive cupcake boxes or cookie boxes to make it more tempting for the customers. But usually, cookie cake comes in large size. For it, cake boxes are used to keep the delicious content save and retain its freshness. Manufacturers purchase cake boxes wholesale to address their packaging needs. A cookie cake is a perfect idea for any of your birthday celebration, graduation or any other party. It is extremely easy to make at home. Homemade frosting makes it even more tempting. A homemade cookie cake costs less and gives a much better taste than the one purchased from a bakery. Below are simple steps to make a cookie cake:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
For the Cookie Cake:
For the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting:
Preheat the oven up to 350 degrees F. take a 9-inch cake pan and grease it.
Cream the butter and sugar together for almost 2 minutes. Mix vanilla, egg and egg yolk in it.
Take all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl and mix them. Pour the creamy sugar and egg mixture in it slowly and mix them until combined. Use a wooden spoon for this purpose. Add two tablespoons of chocolate chips in it. Press the cookie cake dough in a cake pan or a pie plate. Sprinkle another 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips on the top of the mixture. Press them down slightly.
Put the pan in a pre-heat oven and bake for 22-25 minutes. Take it out from the oven as the cake gets prepared and let it cool completely. Insert a sharp knife at the edges to loosen. Use a large spatula to transfer it to the plate.
How to make Frosting?
If you want to add a festive touch to your cookie cake, decorate it with whip cream or chocolate buttercream frosting. To make the frosting, put the put sugar and cocoa powder in a bowl. Stir them to blend. In another bowl, beat 4 tablespoons of butter with an electric beater until smooth. Keeping it on low speed, add the sugar mixture and a little milk in it. Continue to beat until the mixture gets smooth and creamy. Take a pastry bag and fit it with a decorative tip. Fill the frosting in it. Pipe the frosting around the corners of the cookie cake and add sprinkles. You may also prepare vanilla buttercream frosting in a similar way. If you want to take the cookie cake to someone's home, place it in the fridge for some time to settle the frosting. Cake boxes are perfect from preventing it from spoilage.
Makes Cookie Cake more Soft and Chewy?
People always wonder what makes a cookie cake more soft chewy as that of the one purchased from a bakery. Here are some simple tips. Use brown sugar as it adds wonderful texture and flavor by moistening the cake. Add an extra egg yolk as stated in the recipe instead of using a whole egg. Add a pinch of cornstarch. Although it is optional it makes the cookie cake ultra soft.