Milky Way Cake With Chocolate Ganache Icing

Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.

For those of you who don’t know, I happen to have a very talented sister who has a background of attending culinary school with a focus in pastries. I grew up with the most delicious birthday treats from her every year..  Sometimes there was a delicious cake, sometimes cupcakes, to even cake pops. Recently she made this mysterious Milky Way cake for a friend of ours. As soon as I tried it, I knew she needed to share the recipe with you all. The Milk Way ingredient leaves the cake so moist and gooey- just like any good cake should be, in my opinion.

Keep reading to find the recipe and a fun video to go along with it! 

Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.

It’s really not a difficult recipe to make, just takes time to let things cool. I would have never thought to add candy bars to a simple German Chocolate Cake mix, but boy does it make a difference! Tastes like it was made from scratch, honestly!

This recipe is easily adaptable, as you could make with Snickers, Heath Bar, etc.

Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.

Milky Way Cake With Chocolate Ganache Icing
 
Ingredients
  • 1 box of German chocolate cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large Milk Way candy bars (or 1 bar of funsized candy bars)
  • 1 small heavy whipping cream
  • 1 bag of chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a bundt pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Next, chop your candy bars into thin slices.
  4. Mix cake ingredients as directed on the back of the box, adding one extra egg and your candy bars.
  5. Mix thoroughly and pour into pan.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out of the cake clean.
  7. Let sit for 10 minutes, then flip onto a cooling wire rack.
  8. For the chocolate ganache icing, start by warming your heavy whipping cream until it comes almost to a boil.
  9. Remove quickly.
  10. Immediately pour over your chocolate chips in a glass bowl, letting sit for about five minutes.
  11. Stir thoroughly until all of your ingredients are combined.
  12. Refrigerate 20-30 minutes in order to thicken.
  13. Once the ganache is at a good pouring consistency, drizzle over the top of your cake.
  14. Top with extra chopped Milky Ways, if desired.
  15. Enjoy!
Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.Turn your simple boxed Chocolate German Cake into this delicious milky way cake with chocolate ganache icing. Click through for the recipe + video.

What do you think, will you try this recipe at home? If you liked this make sure you check out our Coca Cola whoopie pies, or even our lavender angel food cupcakes!

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