Milky Way Cake

Milky Way Cake Recipe

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Mary Lou Ivy


Ok, the recipe title should give you a hint as to just how yummy this cake is!!


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30 Min
1 Hr


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  • 8
    regular size milky way bars
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
  • 4 large
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Milky Way Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray bunt pan with non-stick spray with flour.
  2. Melt candy bars and butter, stirring freguently, in nonstick pan. Remove from heat and stir in sugar.
  3. Separate egg yolks and whites. Set whites aside to be used later.
  4. Combine egg yolks, buttermilk and baking soda in small bowl until blended.
  5. Combine flour and salt in another bowl. Add to candy mixture alternating with buttermilk mixture. Stir in pecans and vanilla.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold whites into batter.
  7. Bake for 1 hour or until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.
  8. Frosting
    3 reg size milky way bars
    1 stick butter
    2-2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    2-4 tablespoons milk
    Melt candy and butter. Stir in powdered sugar and milk. Spread on cooled cake.

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About Milky Way Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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