What are the most common ingredients in a Milky Way cake recipe?


Quick Answer

Common ingredients found in a Milky Way cake include Milky Way bars, butter, sugar, eggs and flour. The recipe also calls for buttermilk and vanilla.

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Milky Way Pound Cake

This cake is a little more difficult to prepare than many other cake types but comes out tasting like a bakery cake.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ready In: 1 hour 50 minutes

Yield: 16 servings


  • 8 Milky Way bars
  • 1 cup butter softened and divided
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Melt the candy bars and 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  3. Cream the sugar together with the remaining butter.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, to the butter and sugar mixture. Beat well after each egg.
  5. Stir together the flour and baking soda and add slowly to the wet mixture. Beat until smooth.
  6. Add the melted candy bar mixture. Mix well.
  7. Add the vanilla and nuts and stir well to combine.
  8. Once thoroughly combined, add the batter to a greased and floured tube or Bundt pan. Bake at 350 F for 75 to 80 minutes.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and cool completely before frosting.

Frost with desired frosting and decorate using bite-sized Milky Way bars.

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