Candy bar Cake pieces

Candy Bar Cake

This candy bar cake is the perfect solution to leftover Halloween candy.  Chop up a mixture of your favorite candy bars and turn them into a delicious cake. If you don't have leftover Halloween, you will want to buy yourself some candy bars so you can make this delicious cake!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy bar cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Calories 304kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cup flour
  • 8 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 Milky Way bars full sized, chopped or 10 oz. of smaller candy bars


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan and set aside
  • In a large bowl, mix together the sugars, flour and butter
  • Crumble these ingredients together with a pastry blender, until the mixture is crumbly and coarse Set aside 1/2 cup of the crumbs to a small bowl
  • In another bowl combine the remaining crumbs, the buttermilk, egg, vanilla, baking soda and salt Mix well
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing it to the edges
  • Sprinkle the top of the cake with the reserved crumbs and chopped candy bars
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until the center is no longer gooey but a toothpick inserted comes out with moist crumbs
  • The cake may fall slightly in the center leaving the edges raised


Candy Bars - use 5 full size or 10 oz. of mini or fun size candy bars.  Use all of one kind or an assortment of your favorite candy bars.


Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg