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hornet's nest cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jane Whittaker
Massena (now in FL), NY

I have been making these for so many years and have forgotten where the original recipe came from. My Dad loved this cake its rich, butterscotchy, and all it needs is a dollop of whipped cream. The name? The cake does resemble a honeycomb kinda hornet's nest when the butterscotch pieces melt a little

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For hornet's nest cake

  • 1 sm
    box vanilla pudding, the kind you cook, not instant
  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 6 oz
    butterscotch morsels
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped

How To Make hornet's nest cake

  • 1
    Cook pudding according to package directions.
  • 2
    Mix in dry cake mix.
  • 3
    Spray a 9x13 inch pan with non stick spray, pour in batter.
  • 4
    Sprinkle the walnuts and butterscotch chips over top of cake.
  • 5
    Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.

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