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

  • 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

  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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About Milky Way Cake

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



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