The Copper Topper Cascade Mountain Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

C-a-r-a-m-e-l. The very sound of the word, not to mention the tantalizing aroma of burnt sugar, makes me long for it, so I created this cake with a soft, very moist crumb, filled and frosted with creamy caramel buttercream and topped with a crunch of caramel nut brittle.

The cake was actually inspired by a cookie I heard about but have never tasted, from the Cascade Mountains in the state of Washington. Supposedly it was called “copper topper” because of its copper-colored