Better than Anything Cake

Quick and Easy Better than Anything Cake is a sweet cake filled with caramel and topped with cool whip and toffee bits!

Better than anything cake is one of the best and easiest desserts you’ll ever try! For more quick and easy treats try Jello Poke Cake, White Chocolate Lasagna, and Fruit Pizza.

Better than anything cake on a white plate

An easy, delicious CAke

I love to share simple and delicious desserts, and I have a great one for you today!

This is called Better than Anything Cake (aka Better than Sex Cake). It’s a chocolate cake, with all sorts of delicious things poured over it – like caramel and sweetened condensed milk. It also has whipped cream and toffee bits on top making it even more delicious!

It is the perfect cake for sharing and especially great for hot weather or holidays where all you crave is something sweet and cool.

Better than Sex Cake with holes poked on top

How to Make better than anything cake

CAKE. Make as directed on back of box. While warm, poke holes in the cake with the bottom of a wooden spoon.

SAUCE. Pour sweetened condensed milk over cake and into holes. Pour caramel sauce over cake as well. Chill cake for 2-3 hours.

TOPPINGS. Right before serving, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with toffee bits.

Note: Be sure you buy sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk.

Drizzles of caramel and sweetened condensed milk on Better than Anything Cake.

Variations

Change the toffee bits for crushed up Reese’s, Oreos, Butterfingers, Heath bar or even chopped nuts. 

Real whipped cream, that is homemade and not from the can, can be used in place of the cool whip.

Instead of chocolate, you can use other cake flavors such as carrot, strawberry, vanilla and more.

Whipped cream topped with toffee bits

Storing INfo

This dessert can be made 1-2 days in advance. STORE it, covered, in the refrigerator. Add the cool whip and candy toppings right before serving.

You can also buy a plain chocolate cake from the bakery and then add the caramel, condensed milk, and toppings.. 

STORE covered in the refrigerator for 4-5 days.

To FREEZE, make as instructed and then before adding the cool whip and topping cover it tightly with plastic wrap and foil. Then freeze it for 1-2 months.

Let it THAW in the fridge for a few hours before serving. When ready to serve add cool whip and toppings.

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Better Than Anything Cake Recipe

5 from 4 votes
Quick and Easy Better than Anything Cake is a sweet cake filled with caramel and topped with cool whip and toffee bits!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 248 kcal
Author Lil’ Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • water, oil and eggs as called for on back of box
  • 16 oz caramel sauce
  • 1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 medium tub cool whip (or 3 cups whipped cream)
  • 1 cup toffee bits

Instructions
 

  • Make cake as directed on back of box.
  • While warm, poke holes in the cake with the bottom of a wooden spoon.
  • Pour sweetened condensed milk over cake and into holes.
  • Pour caramel sauce over cake as well. Chill cake for 2-3 hours.
  • Right before serving, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with toffee bits.

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 Recipe adapted from Betty Crocker.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. Yummy Lily did you make this with Hallie I think I tried this before and I had fun on valentines day too