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!

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

  • 1Bake cake as directed. Cool and split cake in two layers.
  • 2Heat milk and flour until thick, stirring frequently. Let cool.
  • 3Beat butter and crisco until creamy. Add sugar or splenda and beat 4 minutes more. Add vanilla and beat an additional 4 minutes.
  • 4Add butter mixture to cooled milk and flour. Continue beating 4 minutes.
  • 5Spread 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