Easy Hershey's Bar Swirl Cake and Glaze

Recipe by Barb G.
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix (with pudding in the mix)
  • 3
    eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13
    cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13
    cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 34
    cup chopped nuts
  • 1
    (7 ounce) hershey's milk chocolate candy bars, broken into pieces
  • 12
    cup Hershey's syrup
  • Milk Chocolate Glaze
  • 1
    (7 ounce) hershey's milk chocolate candy bars
  • 2
    tablespoons shortening (NOT butter, margarine, oil or spread)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven 350°F.
  • Generously grease and flour pan 12 cup flute pan (I have found that when making a chocolate cake that COCOA works better than flour for dusting the pan).
  • Prepare cake mix batter as directed on package with oil, water, and eggs.
  • Remove 2 cups batter, stir in corn syrup and pecans.
  • Place chocolate bar pieces and chocolate syrup in a small microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave on high 1 minute or until smooth when stirred.
  • Blend into remaining plain batter; pour into prepared pan.
  • Spoon Vanilla Nut batter evenly over top.
  • Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick comes out clean.
  • Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Glaze with Milk Chocolate Glaze, allowing to drip down sides.
  • GLAZE: Place chocolate bar pieces and shortening into micro-safe bowl on high (about 45 seconds) until melted when stirred.
  • Cool slightly, glaze cake.
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