Meatless Monday Recipe Candy Bar Cake

Did someone say chocolate?

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What You Need

For The Cake

3 1/2 cups flour

1 Tbsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

2 Cups  chocolate candy bars (finely chopped) Go crazy pick your favorite!

1 Cup butter (softened)

1 1/2 Cups sugar

4 Large eggs (separated)

2 tsp Vanilla extract

1 1/4 Cups milk ( not skim  or fat free)

1/4 tsp Cream of tartar

   For the Frosting

4 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate (chopped)

1/2 cup heavy cream

10 Cup non stick bundt pan

Electric Mixer

2 Large Mixing bowls

Wire cooling rack

Whisk

Small saucepan

 

Before you start: Place the eggs in a bowl on the counter, let them come to room temperature, this will help to create a smooth emulsion and keep your cake springy. Pour your milk into a cup or bowl too and let it sit for a few minutes to take the chill off. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour the bundt pan.

 

Lets Make It! Beat butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl with the electric mixer on medium-high speed,  until light and fluffy ( about 3 minutes) Add the egg yolks one at a time. Beat in vanilla. Beat in 1/3 of flour mixture, followed by 1/2 of milk. Repeat, until you end with the flour mixture. Do not over mix. In the second mixing bowlusing dry beaters add the egg whites and cream of tarter and beat on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Stir in your candy bar bits and 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter. Fold in remaining whites, then spoon the batter into the pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 1 hour (check it at 50 minutes). Let cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes then unmold cake. Pre Using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, pare the frosting by placing chocolate in a bowl.  Pour cream into a saucepan and warm on medium low heat, as soon  as it boils pour over the chocolate. Let it sit in the bowl for about a minute, then whisk until smooth. Let cool slightly. Pour frosting over cake, allowing excess to drip over sides. Yum…..

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Comments

  1. Mmm looks delicious! I’ll have to try this recipe sometime. By the way, I gave you the Versatile Blogger award :)

  2. Marilyn says:

    Looks so yummy!! Thanks for sharing!!
    Marilyn

  3. Heather says:

    Oh my goodness, Katherine, this looks sinfully delicious! :)

  4. Delicious! Your photo does a superb job at making me want to sneak a big slice!

  5. You’ve inspired me! I’m gonna have to eat my 5 chocolate bars now.

    I got here from Members to remember.

  6. Hi Katherine!
    That looks heavenly.
    I hope your Monday is a happy one.

  7. Sounds rich!

  8. OMG this sounds yummy! Thank you so much for the recipe.

  9. Jodi Hall says:

    That looks very yum!!

    Thank you for sharing, i hope that you had a wonderful weekend :)

  10. My Mom used to make a Hershey bar cake and it was delicious!

  11. Mumsy's Refuge says:

    OH MY….that does look delish! You are such a gem to share the recipe! ~Hugs, M

  12. Camille says:

    This sounds yummy! I will bake this cake soon!

  13. Oh yummy cake and chocolate…. Yes I’ll take two cakes to go please! Lovely Katherine!!

  14. Yum, yum, yum. What a creative cake recipe, I’ve never seen one like this before. Can’t wait to try it.

  15. oh my goodness Katherine, what a delicious looking cake! your pictures are very tempting!!

  16. Oh my goodness this looks good!

  17. Looks yummy! Sure would go nice with my coffee this morning. : )

    Have a wonderful day.

    ~Andrea

  18. This looks so delicious Katherine! I love anything with chocolate in it. I am happy to participate in your Blog Hop and have just linked up. Take care and have a great Thursday.
    Judy

  19. This is great. Found you on Thursday favorite things blog hop. Might need to try this recipe soon. If only I had some chocolate.

  20. Looks delicious!

  21. oh my word…this looks dangerous as in I would eat it ALL!!! LOL
    YUMMY!

    Thanks for hosting the hop, I joined in again this week. I always love meeting new people. I appreciate all you do for the blog community

  22. Wow. Bookmarked this…it’s going to be added to my holiday baking repertoire. Yum!!

    Kristin :)

  23. Wow, that looks fantastic, I’m so late getting here today, I’ve had so many appointments.

  24. You had me a chocolate….

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  26. Did someone say cake? This loooks terrific, Katherine, and I will surely try it out!

    Thanks for sharing this lovely receipe at Potpourri Friday. I appreciate your participation!

  27. Candy bars AND cake! Yum! Thank you so much for sharing at Savvy HomeMade Monday!

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