Take 5 Cake Recipe
This Take 5 Cake is one of the most amazing cakes we have ever made! My oldest turned 13 last week…yes I have a TEENager! His favorite candy bar is Take 5 so he requested a Take 5 cake. We came up with this recipe and it turned out amazing!
Everyone at his party raved about it and it’s so easy to make!
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Take 5 Cake
- Devils Food Cake Mix
- 1 teaspoon instant Coffee Granules
- 7 snack size Take 5 Candy Bars
- mini Pretzels (broken)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup cream or milk
- 1 13 oz. pkg of Caramels
- 1/4 cup Butter
- 1/3 cup Milk
Milk Chocolate Ganache
- 12 ounces bag milk chocolate chips
- 6 ounces heavy cream
Prepare cake according to package directions adding 1 teaspoon of instant coffee granules (dry) to the batter. Bake as directed for a 2 layer cake. Let cool completely.
Peanut Butter Filling
Cream together butter and peanut butter until smooth….
Add vanilla. Add powdered sugar one cup at a time until all incorporated and smooth (will be thick). Add in cream, a few tablespoons at a time, mixing well after each addition until desired consistency is reached. Filling will be stiff but smooth.
Divide filling in half and spread (press) filling onto top of each layer, just to the edge of each layer….
Chop your snack size Take 5 candy bars. Place the candy bar pieces on top of the peanut butter filling.
Unwrap your caramels. Melt the butter, milk and caramels in a small pan over low heat until smooth. Drizzle the caramel on top of the peanut butter filling and chopped candy bars…
It will look like this…
Milk Chocolate Ganache
Bring heavy cream to a boil and remove from heat. With chocolate chips in a glass bowl, pour cream over chips and slowly stir until all chips are melted. Let this sit for a few minutes to thicken….
Drizzle the chocolate ganache on top of the filling. Repeat this with your other layer and add your broken pretzels on the very top…
My son said this was the BEST cake he had ever had and everyone raved!
Check it out…
If you like this Take 5 Cake, make sure to check out a couple of our other delicious desserts….
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