milky way cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Nancy Allen
from Wentzville, MO

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!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For milky way cake

  • 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

  • 1
    Combine bars and 1 stick butter in saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until melted. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cream 2 cups sugar, and 1 stick butter in mixing bowl. Beat in eggs.
  • 3
    Sift flour and baking soda and add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk. Stir in candy mixture. Add nuts, if desired, and mix well.
  • 4
    Pour 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.
  • 5
    Remove 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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