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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Milky Way Cake is Unbelievably Luscious, Simply Scrumptious

Milky Way Cake
Unbelievably luscious, simply scrumptious – grab a fork and get a bite. Oh my heavenly days, this will put you in your own orbit!
1 stick butter
8 regular size Milky Way candy bars
1 cup Crisco
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2-1/2 cups plain flour
1-1/2 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon soda
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped (optional)
1/4 teaspoon salt
Melt Milky Way bars and butter together over low heat in a saucepan or double boiler. Cream the sugar and Crisco. Combine the remainder of ingredients and mix well. Then add melted candy and butter; and the Crisco and sugar. Mix well. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 baking pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until cake is done in the center, but do not brown edges or overcook!
Stellar Icing
3 regular size Milky Way candy bars
1 stick butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup marshmallow cream
1/2 cup milk
1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped (optional)
Melt the candy bars with butter in a double boiler or in a saucepan over very low heat. Add powdered sugar, cocoa powder, milk, vanilla, and pecans and stir over low heat.  Add marshmallow cream and beat. Add more milk if needed for pouring consistency. Pour over the cooled cake and allow to set  for 2 hours or overnight.  

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