Monday, October 22, 2012

Caramel Apple Milky Way Bar Cake


Caramel Apple Milky Way Bar Cake!
Some of you may have some extra candy laying around your house in the next week or so, specifically the yummy Caramel Apple Milky Way Bars. I came across these last week at Wal-Mart..Yay! I also found this recipe at food.com. It looked so good. I just made a couple of changes. One~I used the caramel apple flavor bar. Two~I added shredded apples. Three~I poured the icing over the cake while still warm. And finally..Four~I added nutmeg..at the last minute. Actually, I added it 15 minutes AFTER the cake was in the oven! This is why you see a rough and bumpy texture underneath the icing. I stirred the spice in and it pulled the Crisco away from the bottom of the pan, which made my cake stick. :/  But yours will be perfect! This is a very moist cake with a firm texture. Really, I liked it better on day two...and three. ;o)
 Dee-licious!
 I don't know how long these seasonal candies will be available..so I would purchase them now!
Mmmelting the chocolates and butter smells wonderful..
 It will take approximately 2 medium apples to make 1 cup. I used Jonagold apples.
 This Caramel Apple Milky Way Bar Cake Batter was so good..I licked the bowl!
 'Cause normally I don't do that sort of thing. ;o)
Caramel Apple Milky Way Bar Cake..
Have a slice today!
Caramel Apple Milky Way Bar Cake Recipe
1 11.5 oz. bag Milky Way Caramel Apple mini candy bars plus additional 12 mini candy bars
1 cup shredded apples (approx. 2 medium~ I used Jonagold)
2 sticks butter softened (to be divided)
2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Melt 1 stick butter and the candy bars over low heat or in the microwave.
Cream sugar and remaining butter.
Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. 
Add shredded apples. Mix till combined.
Combine flour, nutmeg and baking soda in separate bowl.
Add alternately with buttermilk to cake batter beating until smooth.
Add melted candy and vanilla, mixing well.
Pour into a greased and floured bundt pan.
Bake @ 350 degrees 75 minutes.
Remove from oven, cool 10 minutes in pan.
Remove cake from pan and frost while warm.

*Milky Way Caramel Apple Icing Recipe
8 mini candy bars
1 stick butter
2 cups 10 x sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 Tablespoons milk
Melt candy and butter over low heat.
Add sugar and vanilla.
Stir in milk till desired consistency is reached.
*Prepare icing while cake is baking.
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3 comments:

  1. Karen I am putting in request now for that awesome looking cake for our family Christmas chow down,LOL you did good!!!!!

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    1. I believe you just renamed our Christmas Family Reunion! Haha..thank you Donna!

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  2. I believe that this was the most moist cake that I've ever tasted!! Delish!!! Stephie

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