Milky Way Cake

6
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

This rich and decadent cake I make a few times a year. If you love milky way candy bars then you'll like this dessert. Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 servings
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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8
milky way bars, regular size
3 stick
butter, divided
4 1/2 c
sugar
4
eggs, beaten
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
chopped pecans (optional)
1
8oz. can evaporated milk
1
6oz chocolate chips (i used ghiradeli)
1 c
marshmallow cream

How to Make Milky Way Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine bars and 1 stick butter in saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until melted. Set aside.
  • 2Cream 2 cups sugar, and 1 stick butter in mixing bowl. Beat in eggs.
  • 3Sift flour and baking soda and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in candy mixture. Add nuts, if desired, and mix well.
  • 4Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hr. 10 mins. Combine remaining 2 1/2 cups sugar, evaporated milk, and remaining stick of butter in a saucepan and cook to soft-ball stage, stirring frequently.
  • 5Remove from heat and add chocolate chips and marshmallow crème. Cool slightly. Beat until thick and spread over cake. ( I spread frosting while cake is still warm.)

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About Milky Way Cake

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




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