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Snickers cake from scratch.

 

 about 3 years ago

There was a recipe for a Snickers Cake I believe it was in an issue from 1997 (that's when I made it). I have been desperately looking for this particular recipe with no avail. HELP!

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Peanut Patty
Ola, United States
 about 3 years ago

Snickers Chocolate Cake


Prep time

10 mins

Cook time

25 mins

Total time

35 mins

This cake is so easy to make a beginner can do it. It is a show stopper and major crowd pleaser.

Recipe type: Dessert

Serves: 8

Ingredients
•1 box Devil Food cake mix (and ingredients called for in box directions)
•1 c brown sugar
•1 stick of butter
•1 c chopped walnuts (or your favorite nut)
•2 1/4 c heavy whipping cream
•2 heaping Tablespoons powdered sugar
•2 full size snickers bars

Instructions

1.Mix cake batter according to directions
2.in a pan on med heat combine brown sugar, butter and 1/4 c of whipping cream
3.stir constantly until combined
4.remove from heat as soon as combined and melted (caramel will continue to cook in oven)
5.spray 9 inch round cake pans with cooking spray
6.split caramel mixture into pans evenly
7.sprinkle chopped nuts over caramel, 1/2 cup in each
8.gently add cake mix to pans equally (I use a spoon to add dollops around to avoid spreading caramel to sides)
9.bake per box directions
10.allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes
11.run knife around the edge to loosen cake
12.cut off any bump that may have formed while baking for a level surface
13.place a plate on top of pan and flip allow pan to sit upside down on plate to cool
14.while cake is cooling beat remaining heavy whipping cream until peaks form
15.add powdered sugar then continue to whip until stiff peaks form
16.add half whipping cream on caramel side(top) of bottom layer and spread
17.add top cake layer and then add remaining whipped cream to top and spread
18.crush Snickers bars (I freeze to make this easier)
19.sprinkle on top of cake
20.keep in fridge until ready to serve.
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Snickers Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

1 box devils food cake mix, plus ingredients to make the cake
1 can(s) can sweetened condensed milk
1 jar(s) jar smucker's hot caramel ice cream topping
1/2 c cup chocolate chips
2 c heavy whipping cream
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 snickers candy bars, chopped
1/3 c peanuts, chopped

caramel sauce
chocolate sauce

Bake cake in a 9x13-inch pan according to direction on the package.

While cake is baking, mix condensed milk and hot caramel topping until well blended. When the cake is done and while it's still hot, poke holes in it with a fork or straw. Pour milk mixture over the cake. Allow cake to cool completely. Sprinkle chocolate chips over cake.

In a chilled bowl, whip together heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla. Whip on high speed of an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes. Stir in chopped snickers. Spread over cake. Sprinkle chopped peanuts over cake. Drizzle caramel and chocolate sauce on top. Chill.