Candy Snack Cake

Candy Snack Cake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup butter, softened

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 4

    large eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼

    cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½

    teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • Chocolate Frosting, recipe follows

  • Whipped cream, for topping, optional

  • Chocolate Frosting:

  • ¼

    cup butter

  • 2

    tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3

    tablespoons buttermilk

  • 2

    cups confectioners’ sugar

  • 3

    (2.07-ounce) candy bars cut into ½-inch pieces (recommended: Snickers)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 9-inch baking pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla extract. In a small bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until combined. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Spread chocolate frosting over hot cake. Let cool completely. Cut into squares and serve with whipped cream, if desired. Chocolate Frosting: In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add cocoa, buttermilk and 1 cup confectioners’ sugar. Stir in candy bars and allow to melt. Stir in remaining confectioners’ sugar and immediately spread over hot cake.


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