Saturday, March 21, 2009

Snickers Cake

This is one of my family's favorite cakes. It's called Snickers Cake. I just made it for my wonderful honey's birthday today. I got it out of a recipe book years ago.

Snickers Cake

1 pkg. German chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. caramels
1 pkg. instant chocolate pudding
1 1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. butter
1 pkg. chocolate chips
1 c. walnuts
4 oz. Cool Whip

Mix cake mix as directed. Put 1/2 of the batter into a prepared 9 x 13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 250 degrees. Melt caramel, 1/2 c. milk, and butter in a double boiler; pour over cake. Sprinkle with 3/4 c. chocolate chips and 1 c. chopped nuts. Spread remaining batter over the top. Bake at 250 degrees for 20 minutes and then for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Let cool.


Beat 1 pkg. instant chocolate pudding with 1 c. milk. Fold in 4 oz. Cool Whip. Spread over cake when cool and sprinkle with more nuts, if desired.

My camera's not the best for macro shots but here's a picture with the caramel middle. Mmmm!

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