Milky Way Wonder Cake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

One of my grandmother's recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Generously grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt cake pan.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt candy bars and 1/2 cup butter over low heat (or in microwave); set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking soda; set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter and sugar until fluffy.
  6. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk; beat until smooth.
  8. Add candy/butter mixture and vanilla extract; beating until smooth.
  9. Fold in nuts, if desired.
  10. Pour into prepared pan.
  11. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pan; cool completely.
  13. Glaze with a powdered sugar glaze.


Most Helpful

I made this cake for my husbands Grandma's Birthday. He had no clue what her favorite cake is. But since I've been shopping with Grandma I knew she like Milky Way Candy bars! I frosted it with a store bought Fudge frosting. I will make this moist cake again!

princess buttercup May 31, 2002

A great cake we all enjoy eating, especially kids love this 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.

Charishma_Ramchandani February 28, 2003

A lovely, moist and very rich cake. a small piece gos along way.I added in the pecans and I think its much needed other wise it would be overly sweet and rich. I melted the chocolate in the micro then added the butter melted it was lump free this way. Unfortunatly it took alittle more than an hour to bake in my oven. I iced the cake with a milky way garnach. It tasted even better the next day.

lemoncurd September 15, 2005

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