Almond Joy Cake

The name says it all, it is exactly what it taste like.  You're going to need a glass of milk with this one.

The name says it all, it is exactly what it taste like. You’re going to need a glass of milk with this one.

Almond Joy Cake

12 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Slice

Almond Joy Cake

The name says it all, it is exactly what it taste like. You're going to need a glass of milk with this one.

Ingredients:

    Cake
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • Coconut Layer
  • 3/4 evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3+1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • Chocolate Topping
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1+1/2 cups semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, divided

Directions:

    Cake
  1. Prepare cake according to package instructions in a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Place pan on a wire rack to cool while preparing the other layers.
  3. Coconut Layer
  4. In a small saucepan blend evaporated milk and sugar.
  5. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat.
  6. Stir in marshmallows until melted.
  7. Add coconut and stir until blended well.
  8. Pour mixture over the cake and spread evenly to outer edges.
  9. Chocolate Topping
  10. In another small saucepan blend the remaining evaporated milk, remaining sugar and butter.
  11. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat.
  12. Quickly stir in chocolate chips until melted.
  13. Add vanilla and most of the almonds to the chocolate mix, blend well.
  14. Spread chocolate/almond mix evenly over cake.
  15. Garnish with remaining almond pieces.
  16. Cool completely before serving.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/06/18/almond-joy-cake/

Recipe slightly adapted from Deep South Dish

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