Ingredients

How to make it

  • Combine candy bars and butter in a heavy saucepan; place over low heat until melted, stirring constantly.
  • Combine sugar and shortening; beat until creamy.
  • Add eggs, and continue beating until light and fluffy.
  • Combine flour and salt; combine buttermilk and soda.
  • Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in vanilla and candy bar mixture.
  • Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch cakepans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done.
  • When layers are completely cool, frost with Chocolate-Marshmallow Frosting.
  • Yield: one 9-inch layer cake.
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  • Chocolate-Marshmallow Frosting:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 (13-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 (6-ounce) package semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1 cup marshmallow cream
  • Combine sugar, milk, and butter in a heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat until a small amount dropped in cold water forms a soft ball.
  • Remove from heat, and add chocolate pieces and marshmallow cream; stir until melted.
  • Yield: enough for one 3-lawer cake.

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  • adzell 5 years ago
    This looks wonderful, hope you do not mind that I added it to the "I Love Candy Bars" group! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    shuga ate it and said...
    Like it!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    This sounds fantastic. Different, creamy, chocolatey and decadent. High 5.
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    Yummy 5 Blue!! :)
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  • pennycandy 5 years ago
    this sounds like just the cake i need for a baby shower. the mom-to-be is constantly eating candy bars. thanks for a great sounding recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    oh my goodness.....yes!! Sounds wonderful
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    " It was excellent "
    angelica14 ate it and said...
    OMG! I have to make something to bring to the office in November. It's going to be this cake.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    Sounds like a delicous milkyway cake thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    debbie919 ate it and said...
    Haven't seen this one in ages! Delicious cake - thanks so much for the post - happy memories from this...=)
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    " It was excellent "
    laurakaay ate it and said...
    Fabulous!!! ~Laura ;D
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Wow nice recipe/5
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