Butterscotch Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Butterscotch Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This cake can be made ahead. A moist cake is covered with rich butterscotch ice cream topping, whipped topping and crushed candy bars.—Shelley McKinney, New Castle, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 jar (17 ounces) butterscotch ice cream topping
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 Butterfinger candy bars (2.1 ounces each), coarsely crushed

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 323 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 327mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein


  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes.
  2. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, poke 12 holes in warm cake. Pour butterscotch topping over cake; cool completely.
  3. Spread with whipped topping; sprinkle with candy. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Butterscotch Chocolate Cake in Quick Cooking March/April 2000, p7

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2014

"I have made this many times and it is always a hit! Very delicious and moist, a very good make ahead dessert"

Reviewed Jan. 19, 2014

"cuple months back, I finded this resipe and I jess thot that foto was so apatizin that I had to try it my selfs! It turned out wonderness, but wonse I finished this cace, I just done realized I didn't have scotch with me! So I just had to pore the butter down them holes in the cake, and I smeered some marchmalloe fluffie on the top, and adde a cuple gummy worms, and it was wonderness! I macke the nuw verzon I made up regularly now!"

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2013

"I've been making this for years and my family loves it. It's really best if it's made the night before. So good!"

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Made this recipe and everybody loved it! Definitely will make this again."

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"Always a hit whenever I make it!"

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