Milk Chocolate Bar Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Dorothy Nalley

A delicious easy cake made from a mix.

Top Review by hanson1326

I received this recipe card in the mail about 10 years ago and still make it with rave reviews every time. I have switched up cake mixes and candy bars accordingly and it is always delicious. Thanks for posting so more can enjoy it as we have.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package swiss chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 12 cup granulated sugar
  • 12 ounces hershey nuggets chocolate candy bars with almonds, divided
  • 1 (12 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed


  1. PREPARE cake batter according to pkg directions.
  2. Pour into 3 greased& floured 8" round cakepans.
  3. BAKE at 325 for 20-25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
  6. BEAT cream cheese, powdered sugar, and granulated sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until mixture is creamy.
  7. CHOP 9 ounces (28 nuggets) of the candy bars finely.
  8. Fold cream cheese mixture and chopped candy into whipped topping.
  9. SPREAD icing between layers and on top and sides of cake.
  10. Chop remaining 3 ounces (8 nuggets).
  11. Sprinkle half of chopped candy nuggets over cake.
  12. Press remaining chopped candy along sides and bottom of cake.

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