You guys!!! I can’t keep my excitement in, this Super Easy Twix Pound Cake is beyond good, it’s stellar!
All you need is just 4 simple ingredients and you can whip this guy up in no time!
I’ve made a peanut butter, mint and coconut version of this super easy treat, so I figured it was time to bust out some caramel!
It couldn’t be easier too. You’ll start with a frozen pound cake that’s been thawed. Of course you can make your own pound cake, which would be just as awesome, but using a frozen one, just makes it that much easier. 🙂
Unwrap some some soft caramels and combine them with a little bit of evaporated milk over a double boiler.
Basically, just bring a small pot filled with about 1 to 2 inches of water to a boil. Then place a bowl on top of the pot, so the bottom of the pot does not touch the water.
This method will evenly melt down your caramels and not burn it, resulting in a smooth and creamy caramel!
You’ll want to let the caramel mixture cool considerably before spreading it over the top of your pound cake. Otherwise it will want to run off the edges.
Pop the pound cake in the fridge for a few minutes just to make sure the caramel is nice and firm.
All that’s left is to cascade that chocolate over the top!
I love using almond bark candy melts for this because it’s more of a candy bar topping, rather than a hard chocolate shell.
Try to spread the chocolate all around the pound cake, covering the sides as much as possible. That way it will look like a giant Twix bar!
When you slice the pound cake it’s a tender cake that’s covered with a layer of caramel and sweet chocolate.
It’s simply dreamy!
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Super Easy Twix Pound Cake
- 16 oz Pound Cake, Frozen (thawed or homemade)
- 8 oz. soft caramels, such as Kraft, unwrapped
- 2 tbsp evaporated milk
- 6 oz. chocolate almond bark, found in the baking isle
- Place the pound cake on a sheet of parchment paper.
- Melt the caramel and evaporated milk in a double boiler, stirring until soft and smooth. Remove bowl from heat and let cool completely. Spread/pour the caramel over the pound cake, try to not let it drizzle over the sides. Chill in fridge for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
- Melt the chocolate almond bark according to package instructions and spread over the top of the pound cake, spreading it on the sides as much as possible. Let the chocolate harden, slice and enjoy!
Can you use peanut butter instead of caramel?
This looks awesome, do you think an entenmann’s cake can be used instead of a frozen cake? Thanks!
Where do you find the chocolate almond bark? I’ve never heard of it….thank you
You can find it in the baking isle. I usually see it on the bottom shelf or the very top shelf. When in doubt ask your customer service at your local grocery store. 🙂
Now I just need to figure out how to get the peanut butter in there for my favorite version! 😉
If you combine my Tagalong pound cake with this Twix pound cake, you’ll be golden!!
Make the hot milk sponge cake recipe in a large jelly roll pan. Cool some and spread a thin layer of creamy peanut butter, then melt a large Hershey bar and spread in thin layer on top. These are like tandykakes and so good. We all,make them in our family. I. Know you’ll like the. You can google the recipe for tandykakes. Immsure you will find it.
I know exactly who I am making this for! My grandkids are coming to visit this weekend and I can’t wait to surprise them. Thank you so much for your awesome recipes!
So sweet! I hope your grandkids enjoy it! And I hope you get a slice too! 🙂
WHAT?! I’m dying to make this! I am a huge fan of anything Twix related!
I’m the same way! I hope you enjoy this twix pound cake! 🙂