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Butterscotch Pretzel Magic Cake

butterscotch pretzel magic cake Dessert
Butterscotch Pretzel Magic Cake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 5 hr 25 min
  • Servings 18

The layers of this butterscotch-pretzel cake switch while baking, hence the magic! Topped with Cool Whip™ whipped topping, chopped pretzels and a butterscotch drizzle, it’s picture-perfect, too. MORE+ LESS-

September 20, 2018

Ingredients

Cake Layer

1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs

Butterscotch Layer

3
eggs, slightly beaten
1/4
cup sugar
1 1/3
cups Mrs. Richardson's™ butterscotch caramel topping (from 17-oz jar)
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Topping

1
container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 1/4
cup pretzel twists, coarsely crushed (about 1 cup)
2
tablespoons Mrs. Richardson's™ butterscotch caramel topping (from 17-oz jar)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat Cake Layer ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat Butterscotch Layer ingredients with whisk until well blended. Transfer to 2-cup glass measuring cup, and evenly pour over top of cake batter in pan; mixture will sink to bottom as you pour over cake batter.
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to chill.
  • 5
    Just before serving, spread whipped topping over chilled cake. Sprinkle with pretzels, and drizzle with 2 tablespoons butterscotch topping. With sharp knife, cut cake into 6 rows by 3 rows. Use a serving spatula and a knife to carefully help slide pieces off to serve.

Expert Tips

  • For best results, refrigerate for recommended time before serving.
  • We tested with Mrs. Richardson's™ butterscotch caramel topping in our recipe testing. The entire jar was used in the recipe.
  • Store cake loosely covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
28g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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