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                            BABY RUTH LAYER CAKE
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----CAKE MIX-----
    8                    Baby Ruth bars, 1.9oz, cutup
    4       tb           Peanut butter, chunky
    6       tb           Evaporated milk
    2       c            Flour, unsifted
    1       t            Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Baking powder
      1/2   c            Butter, softened
    1 1/4   c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
    1       c            Buttermilk
                         -----FILLING & TOPPING-----
    6                    Baby Ruth Bars, 1.9oz, cutup
    2                    Egg yolks
    1       c            Evaporated milk
    1       c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Butter
    1       c            Coconut, flaked
    8       tb           Peanuts, coarsely chopped
                         -----WHIPPED TOPPING-----
    1       c            Heavy cream
    1                    Egg white, stiffly beaten
    2 1/2   tb           Powdered sugar, sifted
      3/4   ts           Vanilla
   Combine 8 cut-up Baby Ruth’s, peanut butter and 6 Tb
   evaporated milk in top of a double boiler; heat and
   stir until melted and blended. Cool. Combine flour,
   baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl; mix well.
   Cream butter and sugar thoroughly; add well beaten
   eggs and beat until light and fluffy. Blend in the
   cooled candy bar mix and 1/2 ts vanilla. Add dry
   ingredients alternately with the buttermilk, blending
   on low speed after each addition, only until blended.
   Pour into 2 buttered and floured 9 round layer pans
   and bake in preheated 350~F oven for about 30 minutes.
   Cool in pans on rack for 10 minutes. Turn out and
   finish cooling on rack.
    Baby Ruth Filling & Topping: Melt candy bars in top
   of double boiler. Combine egg yolks, evaporated milk,
   sugar and butter in a saucepan; cook and stir until
   thickened, over medium heat, about 10 minutes. Remove
   from heat and blend in melted candy bars, coconut and
   peanuts. Cool, then beat vigorously with wooden spoon.
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