Milky Way Cake

Milky Way Cake Recipe

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cyndy ladas


This is another of my grandmother's recipes, that I think she got from someone at the beauty shop she went to. but at this point who cares...? It is ooey, gooey, wonderful. Hope you enjoy it and let me know what you think.


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  • 18 oz
    of milky way bars
  • 1 c
    land of lakes butter
  • 2 c
  • 4
    large eggs separted
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 6 oz
    semi sweet chocolate
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans (optional)

How to Make Milky Way Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour 9x13 baking dish. (you can also use a 10 inch tube pan
  2. Melt the candy bars and butter in a heavy Dutch oven over low heat, stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in sugar.
  3. Combine egg yokes, buttermilk and baking soda in a small bowl until well blended.
  4. Combine flour and salt in another bowl. Add to candy mixture, alternating with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with the DRY ingredients. (Stir in pecans here if adding.)
  5. In a clean bowl beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold into batter, and pour into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 75 minutes or until set and cake pulls away from the sides of the pan. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Unmold and cool completely.
  7. Melt the chocolate and pour over cooled cake

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About Milky Way Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom

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