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Milky Way Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Milky Way Cake, by , is from Nell's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Sunday, October 12, 2008


13 fun size or 6 full size Milky Way candy bars
1 c (2 sticks) butter OR margarine
2 c sugar
4 eggs
2 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/4 c buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1 c chopped nuts
1 c evaporated milk
1 pkg (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 c marshmallow creme
1/2 c (1 stick) butter OR margarine

To make cake, in medium saucepan over low heat, melt candy bars and 1/2 cup butter. Cream remaining 1/2 cup butter and sugar until mixture is light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and baking soda alternately with buttermilk, stirring until smooth.
Add melted candy, mixing well. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Turn batter into greased and floured bundt or 10 inch tube pan.
Bake in preheated 350 oven for 1 hour, or until cake tests done. Cool 10 to 15 minutes in pan, then remove from pan.
To make frosting, combine sugar and undiluted evaporated milk in saucepan and cook to soft-ball stage (235 degrees F) on a candy thermometer, or until a drop holds together when dropped into a cup of cold water.
Add chocolate chips, marshmallow creme and butter. Beat until frosting is smooth. Drizzle or spread over cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nell says not to put foil on top. She also said it cooks in one hour. She used a bundt pan. She got this recipe out of the Tampa Tribune on December 22, 1998.




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