Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake

This Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake is so delicious that I recommend you to…avoid making it!

Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake.

Addictively Delicious.

That’s right. This suggestion is quite uncommon for a food blog. But I prefer to be honest with my dear readers. If you like either crêpes, dulce de leche or Irish Cream, this dessert might be your personal enemy.

You might (or probably might not) have heard I happen to be a fan of both dulce de leche and Irish Cream. Well, apparently, I also love crêpes and crêpe cake. Do you see this subtle connection here?

Obviously, this Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake meant to be created like this Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Ice Cream last summer.

There’s something fabulous in the combo of dulce de leche, Irish cream, and butter. The frosting is rich, buttery, with a distinctive caramel and bailey’s flavors. Indeed, I had only 1/3 cup of the liquor, but I recommend that you add few tablespoons more. That won’t hurt.

I’m telling you – the frosting was so good that I needed to urgently assemble the cake or I would have eaten the frosting just straight from the bowl #nocrepesneeded

A Simple Dessert with a Rustic Look

Also, I generously sprinkled Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake with roasted walnuts for a delicious crunch and rustic look.

The only one thing I would probably do differently next time is its height. While Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake looks sumptuous due to the many layers (I used over 20 crepes), it wasn’t that simple to slice and eat it. So I think if you make 12-15 crepes, that would be enough. But please don’t make less frosting. Remember: it’s delicious straight from the bowl:)

Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake

Ingredients

    Crêpes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • Frosting
  • 2/3 cup soften salted butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups dulce de leche
  • 1/3 cup Irish cream
  • Additionaly
  • 1 - 1,5 cups toasted walnut, chopped
  • butter or oil, for greasing

Instructions

  1. For the batter, in a bowl whisk together the flour, water, milk, eggs, oil, salt, and sugar. Slightly beat until smooth and no lumps remain - you should get the consistency of olive oil. You can also to whip the batter in a cup of your kitchen processor to avoid any lumps. If necessary, adjust the batter by adding some flour or water. Refrigerate the batter for at least 30 minutes. Note when chilled, the butter might thicken so you might thin it by adding a little more water or milk.
  2. Heat a lightly buttered pan/skillet on over medium heat. Once the pan is well heated, pour in enough batter, approximately 1/4 cup per crêpe (depending on the size of your pan) quickly moving the pan from side to side to evenly spread the batter in a thin layer.
  3. Cook 1-2 minutes or until the edges are slightly crisp and could easily be lifted with a spatula or knife (adjust the temperature as needed). Flip and cook for another minute or so. Transfer crepe into a plate and repeat with the remaining batter greasing the skillet after making 4-6 crêpes. You should have about 20-25 crêpes.
  4. To make the frosting, in a large bowl beat the softened butter with the powdered sugar with a mixer at low speed, for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the dulce de leche and continue beating at low speed, for 2-3 minutes until smooth.
  6. Add in the irish cream and beat for 1 minute or until fully incorporated. You can add a little more Irish cream, but you might need to add more powdered sugar as well.
  7. To assemble the cake, spreed about 2 tablespoons of the frosting on a crêpe. Place another crêpe and repeat the layers. Cover the top crêpe with the frosting as well and sprinkle with the roasted walnuts.
  8. Let the cake stand in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours. Remove from the fridge 15 minutes prior serving.
  9. Enjoy!
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20 Thoughts on “Dulce de Leche Irish Cream Crêpe Cake

  1. Wow. Just wow! This is beyond decadent Ben and I’d easily take two slices. Do you deliver?
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  2. This brought up lots of memories now. My dad’s favourite dessert is crepe cake, so we had it once a week when I was small. But of course that version wasn’t this fancy, it only had sugary walnuts and jam as a filling. Anyways, this cake looks incredible and so so so pretty! Dulce de leche and walnuts is a really great combo! Pinned :)
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  3. I have been seeing crepe cakes everywhere on social media, and I have to say, this is the BEST flavor combination I have seen yet, Ben!! You KNOW I love me some dulce de leche and Irish cream, so this is probably too dangerous for me to make, because I know I would eat the whole dang thing in approximately .232 seconds. You should make this again and then ship me a very large slice… for the sake of my waist line. And because friends share. ;) LOVE this, buddy!!! Thanks for making me drool!!
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  4. This decadent crêpe cake looks absolutely divine! I may or may not be drooling a little over here! ;)
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  5. How have I gone 4 decades without trying a crepe cake? This looks incredible and that frosting….swoon! I love boozy sweets (my favorite pie involves loads of chocolate and rum) so I love the Irish cream in this, and the timing is perfect with St. Paddy’s just around the corner.
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  6. It’s a good thing I wasn’t there helping you with this decadent crepe cake as I would have eaten ALL that frosting and am willing to bet, about 10 of these crepes! This is fantastic, Ben! I LOVE LOVE LOVE “crêpes, dulce de leche AND Irish Cream” and this crepe cake is a stunner – I think you should keep that slice for yourself and send the rest to me! :)
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  7. If someone isn’t a fan of any of the three, they soon will be. That’s a gorgeous cake in pictures, I can
    only imagine the temptation in real life.

    Nice mix of cultures! Now, coffee or a Kilbeggan to go along?

    Ah, a coffee with Kilbeggan in it…
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  8. Oh, Ben. It’s 9:45 pm and I usually avoid to eat anything at this time during weekdays. But I just can’t control myself after seeing this sinfully delish crêpe cake. How I wish I could get this right now. Butter + Irish cream + dulce de leche + walnuts? This is pure torture. And I don’t need to slice this pretty cake, so can you send me this cake? :) Have a nice weekend, Ben.
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  9. I wish I couldn’t make this cake because when I do make it, I’m going to eat the whole thing by myself! Yay to butter and sugar and irish cream!!! Oh yeah, and thanks for putting my fav nuts on there too ;) WOOHOOOOOO!!
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  10. What a fun idea, Ben…and perfect timing for St. Patrick’s Day! (Although I suspect that you’d go for the Irish cream all year long…haha.) I’ve been meaning to make a crepe cake for ages, but I just haven’t gotten around to it. I love all of the little layers…and that frosting of yours sounds quite dangerous–in a good way, of course! If you’re having trouble slicing this one, you can just mail the whole thing to me instead. Deal? :-)
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