Almond Joy® Cake Recipe

Almond Joy® Cake Recipe

How To Make Almond Joy® Cake

Turn your favorite candy bar into a baked dessert in this almond joy® cake! The chocolate base is topped with coconut frosting and chocolate almond ganache.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 36 minutes
Total: 51 minutes



For Chocolate Cake:

  • cooking spray
  • 1pkgchocolate cake mix,such as Duncan Hines®
  • 1cupwater
  • 3eggs

For Coconut Frosting:

  • cupvegetable oil
  • 1cupevaporated milk
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 26large marshmallows
  • 14ozcoconut,(1 bag) shredded

For Almond Chocolate Ganache:

  • ½cupevaporated milk
  • ½cupbutter
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 1cupchocolate chips
  • ½cupwhole almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13-inch cake pan with cooking spray.

Chocolate Cake:

  1. Combine chocolate cake mix, water, eggs, and oil in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for about 2 minutes until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan.

  2. Bake in the preheated oven for about 26 to 31 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Coconut Frosting:

  1. Mix evaporated milk, sugar, and marshmallows together in a large pot; cook and stir over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes until marshmallows are melted. Stir in coconut.

  2. Pour coconut mixture over hot cake.

Almond Chocolate Ganache:

  1. Combine evaporated milk, butter, and sugar in a saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Fold in chocolate chips and almonds. Spread over coconut layer.

  2. Cool cake for about 30 minutes until coconut layer and chocolate layer are set.

  3. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

The directions for making chocolate cake are based on the particular brand mentioned. Follow instructions on the box if using a different brand.


  • Calories: 596.57kcal
  • Fat: 33.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 71.77g
  • Fiber: 3.97g
  • Sugar: 52.58g
  • Protein: 7.32g
  • Cholesterol: 54.20mg
  • Sodium: 335.81mg
  • Calcium: 149.81mg
  • Potassium: 314.66mg
  • Iron: 2.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.35mg
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