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Candy Snack Cake

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Ya'll know how much I love Paula Deen's recipes. Yesterday, I was watching her on Food Network, and she made a Candy Snack Cake! Being the little baker that I am, I decided to make it myself, and look how it turned out!

Candy Snack Cake

It looks EXACTLY like it did on the show! I was so impressed with it, that I decided to share it with y'all as well!

Candy Snack Cake

Candy Snack Cake


For the cake

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 TBSP buttermilk
  • 2 cups confectioner sugar
  • 3 regular size Snicker's Candy Bars cut into 1/2" pieces



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 9 inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  3. In a bowl, combine butter and sugar.
  4. Beat at medium speed until fluffy.
  5. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.
  6. Beat in vanilla extract.
  7. In another bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  8. Gradually add to butter mixture beating until combined.
  9. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.


  1. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add cocoa, buttermilk, and 1 cup confectioners sugar.
  3. Stir in candy bars and allow to melt.
  4. Stir in remaining confectioner's sugar.
  5. Immediately spread over hot cake.
  6. Top with whipped cream if desired.

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Hope you enjoy it! It is so good! If you want to try another version of cake similar to this, be sure to check out my recipe for Old Fashioned Coca Cola Cake.

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Wednesday 16th of December 2009

Oh fun and YUM! Love your header picture with the tree and kiddos! Thanks for the recipe and linking to TMTT.


Tuesday 15th of December 2009

I bet the kids love this one!


Tuesday 15th of December 2009

yummie, choc is all that matters to know it's good LOLHelen

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