Better Than Sex Cake (Robert Redford Cake)

Better Than Sex Cake
Diana Rattray
  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 to 16 Servings
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If you're making this cake for kids, call it a "Better Than Anything Cake!" Another name for the cake, Robert Redford Cake, probably dates back to the 1970s.

This is a popular, irresistible chocolate cake dessert with loads of chocolate, caramel topping, candy bars and whipped topping.

Use your favorite chocolate cake recipe or bake a cake with a cake mix for this scrumptious dessert.

What You'll Need

  • 1 chocolate cake, baked  in a 9-by-13-inch baking pan
  • 3/4 cup​ fudge topping, slightly warmed
  • 3/4 cup caramel or butterscotch topping, slightly warmed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 chocolate covered toffee bars or 1 1/3 cups of toffee and chocolate chips (Heath Bar)
  • 1 tub (8 ounces) of frozen whipped topping, thawed

How to Make It

  • Bake the cake and leave it in the pan to cool slightly.
  • While the cake is still slightly warm, make holes in the entire top of the cake using the handle of a wooden spoon or a large fork.
  • One at a time, pour the fudge and butterscotch toppings and condensed milk over the top of the cake, letting each flavor soak in before adding the next.
  • Crush three of the toffee candy bars and sprinkle over the top, or sprinkle with chocolate and toffee pieces.
  • Frost the cake with the whipped topping.
  • Crush the three remaining toffee bars and sprinkle over the whipped topping.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least a few hours, preferably overnight. 
  • Serve and enjoy!