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KIT KAT® Birthday Cake


2 hours 15 minutes
Skill Level
1 cake

This idea is the perfect way to turn a regular birthday cake into something photo worthy. Cover the outside in KIT KAT® Wafer Bars for a sweet cake decoration. Then fill the center with even more of their favorite candy for a fantastic birthday dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1
    chocolate layer cake (9-Inch)
  • 2 1/2 cups
    chocolate frosting (ready to spread or homemade)
  • 11
    KIT KAT® Bars (1.5-oz. each)
  • 1 1/4 cups
    REESE'S PIECES Candies

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Cake Pans 9-Inch Round Cake Pans
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Mixer Mixer
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Oven Oven
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Prepare and frost your favorite chocolate cake following package or recipe directions.


Break KIT KAT® Bars into sticks along the natural breaking points. Arrange the sections along the outside of the cake.


Fill center section with REESE'S PIECES Candies. Tie ribbon around outside of cake.

Additional questions?