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    Milky Way Cake

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 25 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr 10 mins

    Mirj's Note:

    You will not believe how heavenly this cake is. My youngest always requests this as her family dinner birthday cake.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grease and flour an angel food cake pan.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 325F degrees.
    3. 3
      In a small pot over low heat, melt candy bars with 1/2 c of butter.
    4. 4
      Cream sugar with remaining 1/2 c of butter until light.
    5. 5
      Add candy and blend well.
    6. 6
      Add egg yolks, one at a time, mixing well after each.
    7. 7
      Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk and add alternately with flour to candy mixture, ending with flour.
    8. 8
      Beat egg whites to stiff peaks and fold into candy mixture with chopped pecans.
    9. 9
      Bake for 1 hour, 10 minutes.
    10. 10
      Cool on a rack.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 23, 2002

      45

      Great cake! I didn't have a bundt pan so I made it in a 13x9 pan which altered the baking time quite a bit ( I think I baked for an additional 30 minutes at least. However, I am one of those cooks who doesn't pay much attention to time and just checks on things until they appear "done", so I can't be exact on the time). It is a really great blend of flavors, and I am a big fan of milky way bars so it really hit the spot. Thanks so much for a yummy recipe.

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    • on February 22, 2002

      45

      A great cake! I faced a problem while melting the candy bars in butter(the butter must've been too hot peraps, so the candy bars turned hard as stone, then I had to sieve the whole thing), that was my mistake(over heated the butter), so just hope nobody makes the same mistake again. Anyways, I did dd 7oz. of chocolate chips(semisweet) to the batter at the end just before putting it in the baking tin. It took 1.5 hrs for this cake to be ready. I made a topping too. I took 14oz. of Van Houten cooking chocolate and melted it wth 1/2 cup whipping cream in the microwave for a few minutes. Then, I poked holes in the cake with a straw and poured the icing into the cake allowing it to go deep in, once this was done(ooh it looked awesome), I kept the cake in my refrigerator and served it 2 days later. What the result was - IT WAS PERFECT! One of the best I've ever ever eaten. Thank you, Mirj!

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    • on February 04, 2002

      55

      This is Feb. Chocolate Month! Perfect time to make this cake--it's light, tender, & oh so full of flavor. It's far from overly sweet. Just a perfect combo of ingredients. I'll make this often.This will be great for those "pot lucks" where you want something no one else will bring.

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    Nutritional Facts for Milky Way Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (133 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 562.6
     
    Calories from Fat 252
    44%
    Total Fat 28.0 g
    43%
    Saturated Fat 12.9 g
    64%
    Cholesterol 115.6 mg
    38%
    Sodium 272.0 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 73.7 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 50.2 g
    201%
    Protein 7.7 g
    15%

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