Twinkie Cake

Twinkie Cake Recipe

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Wendee Bauer

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@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!

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★★★★☆ 2 votes

Ingredients

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  • 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.

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About Twinkie Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids




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