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Classic HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar Cake

Details

Time
3 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cake

Treat your family to the taste of a classic chocolate bar baked into a quick and easy chocolate bundt cake. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top as a finishing touch.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
18 minutes
Bake Time
1 hour
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened

  • 1-1/4 cups

    granulated sugar

  • 4

    eggs

  • 6

    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar (1.55 oz each), melted

  • 2-1/2 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 tsp

    baking soda

  • dash

    salt

  • 1 cup

    buttermilk or sour milk*

  • 1/2 cup
  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup

    pecans chopped

  • powdered sugar (optional)

  • HERSHEY'S Syrup, (optional)

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
pan
10-inch tube pan
large mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
sifter
sifter
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan or 12-cup fluted tube pan.

2

Beat butter in large bowl until creamy; gradually add granulated sugar, beating on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add chocolate; beat until blended.

3

Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating until blended. Add syrup and vanilla; beat until blended. Stir in pecans. Pour batter into prepared pan.

4

Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Sift powdered sugar over top and drizzle with chocolate syrup, if desired.

Tip

To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.

Additional questions?