You will not easily forget this Salted Chocolate Ganache Ding Dong Cake. Two layers of moist chocolate cake are sandwiched between light, fluffy ding dong filling and drizzled all over with an amazing salted chocolate ganache. I have never made this Salted Chocolate Ganache Ding Dong cake without being begged for the recipe because this is one epic cake!
Salted Chocolate Ganache Ding Dong Cake
This monumental cake was not only part of my daugther’s 10th birthday celebration, but marked my entry into the world of double digit parenting. Beep…beep…beep… Let’s back this bus up a bit. How is baby Clara 10 already? Even more amazingly, how did she grow so much in ten years, while I was encapsulated in a virtual ageless, youthful state? (cough, cough) Clara’s birthday was a tough pill for me to swallow.
When Clara and Nolan were younger, I was always looking ahead. I couldn’t wait for them to walk, talk, be done with diapers, get dressed on their own, execute multi-step instructions I could bark out from the couch. If their childhood is a bell curve, we’ve reached that pinnacle state of more independence, but also innocence and emotional devotion to us. I’m terrified of what I fear is the downward slope after this. Am I going to live in a perpetually world of door slams, eye rolls, shaking off hand-holds, obliviousness with what’s going on in their heads all the time?…