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Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake

Title: Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake


Are you a fan of decadent desserts? Do you crave the combination of rich chocolate, creamy caramel, and crunchy Butterfinger candy? If so, then you’re in for a treat! In this article, we will explore the indulgent world of Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and satisfy your sweet tooth!

The Magic of Chocolate

Chocolate, often referred to as the “food of the gods,” has been enjoyed for centuries. Its rich, velvety texture and complex flavor profile make it a beloved ingredient in desserts. Just like a painter uses colors to create a masterpiece, a baker uses chocolate to craft a delectable creation.

The Perfect Pairing: Chocolate and Caramel

Imagine biting into a slice of Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake. The smooth, silky caramel oozes out, perfectly complementing the intense chocolate flavor. It’s a match made in dessert heaven! These two ingredients dance together, creating a symphony of taste and texture.

The Crunchy Twist: Butterfinger Candy

Now, let’s add a little surprise to our cake – Butterfinger candy! The crunchy, peanut buttery goodness of this iconic candy bar adds a delightful twist to every bite. It’s like finding a hidden treasure within the layers of chocolate and caramel. The combination of soft, smooth, and crunchy creates a harmonious symphony that will leave you craving more.

Creating Your Own Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake

Now that we’ve enticed your taste buds, let’s explore how you can create your very own Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake. While we won’t be providing a step-by-step recipe, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to get started.

The Foundation: Moist Chocolate Cake

Every great cake starts with a solid foundation. For our Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake, a moist and tender chocolate cake is essential. This cake will provide the perfect canvas for the flavors to shine. The secret to a moist cake lies in the careful combination of ingredients and precise baking techniques.

Layering the Goodness

Once your chocolate cake is baked and cooled, it’s time to layer on the goodness. Begin by spreading a generous amount of caramel sauce between each cake layer. The caramel will seep into the cake, adding a luscious sweetness that will make your taste buds sing.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

To bring it all together, a velvety smooth chocolate buttercream frosting is the perfect choice. This frosting will not only add a beautiful finishing touch to your cake but also enhance the overall chocolate experience. Spread it generously on the cake, creating swirls and peaks that will make it irresistible.


In conclusion, Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake is a dessert that takes indulgence to a whole new level. The combination of chocolate, caramel, and Butterfinger candy creates a symphony of flavors and textures that will leave you wanting more. So why not treat yourself to a slice of this decadent delight? Your taste buds will thank you!


Q1: Can I use a different type of candy bar?

A1: Absolutely! While Butterfinger candy adds a unique crunch, you can experiment with other candy bars that you enjoy. Snickers, Kit Kat, or even Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups would all be delicious alternatives.

Q2: Can I make this cake without caramel sauce?

A2: While caramel sauce adds a delightful sweetness, you can omit it if you prefer. The chocolate and Butterfinger will still create a delicious combination of flavors and textures.

Q3: Can I make this cake gluten-free?

A3: Yes! There are many gluten-free chocolate cake recipes available. Simply substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend of your choice.

Q4: How long does this cake stay fresh?

A4: When stored properly in an airtight container, this cake can stay fresh for up to 3-4 days. However, it’s unlikely it will last that long because it’s so delicious!

Q5: Can I freeze this cake?

A5: Yes, you can freeze this cake. Wrap individual slices tightly in plastic wrap and store them in an airtight container. Thaw the slices in the refrigerator before enjoying.

Q6: Can I use a different frosting?

A6: Absolutely! While chocolate buttercream frosting pairs perfectly with this cake, you can use any frosting of your choice. Cream cheese frosting or salted caramel buttercream would be delightful alternatives.

Q7: Can I add other toppings to the cake?

A7: Yes, you can get creative with toppings! Crushed Butterfinger candy, chocolate shavings, or even a drizzle of caramel sauce would all make wonderful additions.

Q8: Can I make cupcakes instead of a cake?

A8: Of course! Simply adjust the baking time and fill cupcake liners with the chocolate cake batter. Top each cupcake with caramel sauce and chocolate buttercream frosting for a bite-sized version of this indulgent treat.

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Chocolate Butterfinger-Caramel Cake

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Cakes
Cuisine American
Servings 15


  • 1 package (18.25 ounces) of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can (14 ounces) of NESTLE速 CARNATION速 Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 36 pieces of NESTLE速 BUTTERFINGER速 Bites Candy , chopped (divided)
  • 1 jar (12.25 ounces) of caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 pint of whipped cream


  • Make the cake as directed on the package using a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Allow the cake to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  • Use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes in the cake, spacing them about 1 inch apart and making them about 1 inch deep.
  • Pour sweetened condensed milk over the cake, ensuring it fills the holes.
  • Sprinkle half of the chopped Butterfinger candy over the cake.
  • Pour caramel topping over the layer of Butterfinger candy.
  • Spread whipped cream evenly over the cake.
  • Sprinkle the remaining chopped Butterfinger candy over the whipped cream.
  • Place the cake in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve it.
  • Remember to refrigerate any leftover cake.
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