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twix cake on a platter with milk and twix bars

Twix Cake Recipe

This scrumptious and rich twix cake is sure to be a hit any time of year!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword twix cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Calories 585kcal
Author Jenny


  • mixing bowl
  • electric mixer
  • 2 cake pans


  • 1 Betty Crocker Super Moist Yellow Cake Mix https://amzn.to/2KumffE
  • 1 cup graham crackers crumbled
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 sticks butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • cup milk
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4-6 Mini Twix Bars


  • Mix the yellow cake mix, graham cracker crumbs, water, sour cream, vegetable oil and eggs
    Mixing Twix Cake Batter
  • Pour into 2 round cake pans and bake according to the box directions at 350 F. Removed and allow to cool.
  • For the frosting: Beat 2 sticks of the butter (softened) and add in the cocoa powder, 1 tsp vanilla extract and 2 tbsp milk
  • Add in the confectioners sugar 1 cup at a time. 4 cups total
    Mixing Frosting for Twix Cak
  • For the caramel sauce: Mix 1 cup of brown sugar, ¼ cup of milk, ½ cup melted butter. Heat until a gentle boil.
  • Let boil for 1-2 minutes until thick
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool; add 1 tsp vanilla extract and mix well
  • Once cakes are cool, spread a layer of caramel sauce in between the cakes, which creates the caramel layer of the twix bars. 
  • Place one cake on top of the other and apply frosting all over cake. Be sure to lay it on thick and cover completely
  • Garnish the cake with mini Twix bars on top. Enjoy!



Garnish with a few mini Twix bars broken in half. Enjoy!


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 585kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 50g | Calcium: 120mg