Milky Way Cake Recipe

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"Milky Way" Cake

Joey Urey

By
@paljoey

I first had this SINFUL cake 25 years ago at the office where I worked. It was always requested!

While it takes quite a while to make (it is worth it - yummy) I do it in two days - the cake the first day - icing the second.

After frosting cake needs to cool overnight or several hours before cutting


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Serves:

9 inch layer cake

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

24 Hr

Ingredients

BEFORE FROSTING CAKE NEEDS TO COMPLETELY COOL, AND BEFORE SLICING (AFTER FROSTING) IT NEEDS TO COOL SEVERAL HOURS OR PREFERABLY OVERNIGHT

6
(1-11/16 oz) chocolate-covered malt-caramel candy bars ( or 4-3/4 of 2.15 oz bars)
1/2 c
butter or margarine
2 c
sugar
1 c
shortening
4
eggs
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1/2 tsp
soda
1
vanilla extract

CHOCOLATE-MARSHMALLOW FROSTING

2 c
sugar
1 can(s)
(13 oz) evaporated milk
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 pkg
(6 oz) package semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 c
marshmallow cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees - grease and flour 3 9 inch cake pans
2
Combine candy bars and butter in a heavy saucepan; place over low heat until melted, stirring constantly - set aside
3
Combine sugar and shortening; beat until creamy
4
Add eggs, and continue beating until light and fluffy - set aside
5
Combine flour and salt and set aside
6
Combine buttermilk and soda and set aside
7
Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beating well after each addition
8
Stir in vanilla and candy bar mixture
9
Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9 inch cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until done.
10
When layers are COMPLETELY cool, frost with Chocolate marshmallow frosting
11
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FROSTING
12
Combine sugar, milk and butter in a heavy sauce pan; cook over medum heat until a small amount dropped in cold water forms a ball. (maybe 30 minutes)
13
Remove from heat, add chocolate pieces and marshmallow cream; stir until melted
14
Yield: enough for one 3 layer cake - Cool overnight or a minumum of several hours before cutting so frosting has a chance to set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies