Twinkie Cake

Twinkie Cake

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Wendee Bauer

By
@Surfette72

This recipe came from my mother who got it from a co-worker years ago. She only made it once that I remember, but I've made it many times. Kids love this treat! It's amazing how much these cake bars resemble the real thing!

Rating:

★★★★☆ 2 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 4 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    milk, 2% or whole
  • 1/2 c
    crisco
  • 1 c
    sugar or splenda
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter, softened

How to Make Twinkie Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake cake as directed. Cool and split cake in two layers.
  2. Heat milk and flour until thick, stirring frequently. Let cool.
  3. Beat butter and crisco until creamy. Add sugar or splenda and beat 4 minutes more. Add vanilla and beat an additional 4 minutes.
  4. Add butter mixture to cooled milk and flour. Continue beating 4 minutes.
  5. Spread filling between cake layers and refridgerate at least 2 hours. Cut cake into bars the size of twinkies.

Printable Recipe Card

About Twinkie Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids



Leave a Comment

15 Breakfast Recipes You Need in Your Recipe Box

15 Breakfast Recipes You Need in Your Recipe Box


Melt-in-your-mouth apple donuts, ooey gooey cinnamon rolls, coffee cakes bursting with blueberry and cheesy breakfast casseroles, we’re drooling for these breakfast recipes. Getting the family to wake up is hard unless you have these recipes in your arsenal. Once the delicious smells reach their noses, the whole family will come running to the kitchen. Whether […]

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas


Having one of those “ugh, I don’t feel like cooking” kind of days? These fix it and forget it recipes are here to save the day. Super easy with minimal prep work, you won’t have to stand over a stovetop for an hour to make these weeknight meals. With little effort, you’ll have a family-approved […]

7 Tuna Casserole Recipes

7 Tuna Casserole Recipes


Since the 1950s, tuna noodle casserole has been infamously gracing dinner tables throughout the United States. Either loved or hated, this family-friendly recipe has been handed down through generations. While there is the tried-and-true version, many have “jazzed up” mom’s tuna noodle casserole recipe to make it better than ever! From the traditional tuna casserole […]