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Milky Way Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Added: Thursday, June 21, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 Milky Way candy bars, cut into small pieces
1/4 cup butter
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Frosting:
2 Milky Way candy bars, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-3 teaspoons milk

Topping:
1/2 oz unsweetened chocolate
1/2 teaspoon butter
3/4 cup powdered sugar
4-5 teaspoons hot water

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 325.

Grease and flour bundt pan.

In saucepan, melt 3 candy bars and 1/4 cup butter.

In bowl, beat sugar and shortening; add eggs, vanilla and candy bar mixture. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and buttermilk. Fold in nuts. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake at 325 for 55-65 minutes. Cool upright for 10 minutes; invert onto wire rack.

In saucepan over low heat, melt 2 candy bars and 1/2 cup butter. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and milk. Frost sides and top of cake.

In saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and 1/2 teaspoon butter. Remove from heat; stir in 3/4 cup powdered sugar and hot water. Drizzle over top and sides of frosted cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16

 

 

 

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