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Jake’s Triple Decker Cake

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This is my Jake, he’s the youngest of my kiddos, AND he just so happens to know his way around the kitchen!  (which I LOVE about him.)

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The other day he got home from school and started baking away in the kitchen…  Jake’s Triple Decker Cake was what came out of it 🙂

I thought it would be fun to share with invention with y’all… it was a delightfully wonderful dessert!

Yield: 10

Jake's Triple Decker Cake

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 2 yellow cake mixes
  • Filling:
  • 1 package neufchâtel cream cheese
  • 1 8 oz container light cool whip
  • Brown Butter Frosting:
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3- 4 Tbsp milk


  1. Cake:
  2. Prepare cake mixes according to package directions. Bake in three 9inch round cake pans, generously coated with cooking spray. Bake, let cakes cool for 5 minutes, turn out onto cooling racks, cool completely.
  3. Once cool make filling and frosting below.
  4. Filling:
  5. In a small mixing bowl whip cream cheese until smooth, add cool whip, mix until combined.
  6. Using a serrated knife, cut off the top bump of 2 of the cake layers so they are level.
  7. Place one layer on serving platter, spread with half of filling, add second cut layer on top, spread with remaining filling, place top layer of un-cut cake on top.
  8. Prepare frosting recipe and
  9. Frosting:
  10. In a small sauce pan over medium high heat, melt butter continue stirring until lightly browned and aromatic.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Whisk in 1 C powdered sugar until smooth.
  13. Add vanilla; whisk.
  14. Add remaining powdered sugar and milk; whisk until smooth.
  15. Quickly pour onto top layer of cake, spread to cover top, and let in drizzle down sides of cake.
  16. (it will not cover sides completely)
  17. Frosting sets up as it cools.



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Jake’s Triple Decker Cake is like a party in your mouth… the whole family will LOVE it!

Maybe your kiddos will want to give a helping hand in the kitchen with this one too.

Happy Tuesday and Happy Baking!

xoxo~ Ruthie

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