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The Best ButterFinger Cake Recipe

Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 35 min Rest Time: 30 min Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Servings 14
Calories 174 kcal
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

This moist, rich, and decadent Butterfinger cake is so delicious and very simple to make. A butter boxed cake mix is combined with butterfinger crumbs, other key ingredients, and baked. Top with a delicious butterfinger buttercream or whipped cream frosting that can be covered in chocolate or caramel drizzle. 

  • 1 (15.25) package Duncan Hines (Cake Mix)
  • 3 tablespoons Butterscotch Pudding Mix
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 8 ounces Milk
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 4 ounces Vegetable Oil
  • 8 ounces Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 ButterFinger (Candy Bar)
  1. Preheating Oven:

    You will start by preheating the oven to 325 degrees. Preheating the oven to 325 degrees will allow the cake to bake evenly without scorching it. 

  2. Preparing The Cake Pans:

    To prepare you cake pans, you can either use three 6 inch pans or two 8 inch pans to make your cake. Grease the cake pans with vegetable shortening and place a sheet of parchment paper onto the bottom of the pan. 

  3. Mixing The Dry Ingredients:

    Add the Cake Mix, Sugar, Flour, Pudding mix, and salt to the mixing bowl. Using a whisk attachment, whisk together the dry ingredients for at least 30 seconds so that it’s evenly combined.

  4. Mixing The Liquid Ingredients:

    Add the Milk, Oil, Sour Cream, Eggs, and Vanilla Extract to the mixing bowl. Using a whisk attachment, mix together all of wet ingredients until it’s well blended. 

  5. Combining The Two Mixtures:

    Now you will slowly pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients. Lastly, fold the butterfinger crumbs into the cake batter until it's fully mixed in. 

  6. Baking The Cake:

    Divide the cake batter between three 6 inch cake pans or two 8 inch cake pans. Place the cake into the oven at 325 degrees for 35 minutes. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 1mg1%
Sodium 298mg13%
Potassium 119mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%
Sugars 15g
Protein 4g8%

Calcium 57%
Iron 1.7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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