Candy Bar Cake

Candy Bar Cake

Something to celebrate or feel like you need a reward? Here's a cake that provides sweet satisfaction.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled
1
cup buttermilk
1
can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/2
cup caramel topping
1
bag (13.3 ounces) fun-sized chocolate-coated nougat and peanut candy bars, chopped (about 3 cups)
1/2
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with shortening; lightly flour. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth and blended. Add vanilla. Stir in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating after each addition until smooth. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Immediately poke top of cake all over with toothpick or fork. Mix condensed milk and caramel topping; spoon over warm cake, allowing it to soak in. Sprinkle chopped candy over cake. Place frosting in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until pourable; drizzle over cake. Cool cake about 1 1/2 hours before serving.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No buttermilk? Use 1 tablespoon lemon juice or white vinegar plus enough milk to make 1 cup; let stand a few minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 535
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 78g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.