Candy Bar Cake Recipe

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Candy Bar Cake

Lisa Neilson

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@SPICEISNICE

From Southern Living Annual Recipes- 20th Anniversary Edition


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Serves:

10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3
(2.15 oz) chocolate-coated caramel and creamy nougat bars, chopped
1 c
butter, softened and divided
2 c
sugar
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine candy bars and 1/2 cup butter in a heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until candy bars melt. Set aside.
2
Beat remaining 1/2 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer about 2 minutes or until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until yellow disappears. Stir in vanilla.
3
Combine flour and soda; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk; beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in candy bar mixture and pecans.
4
Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack.
5
Note: Milky Way candy bars were used in this cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy