Better Than Sex Cake Recipe


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix (and ingredients required according to the package instructions)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) caramel sauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) toffee bits
  • 1 container (16 ounces) whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • Optional: Chocolate shavings or cocoa powder for garnish


  • Mixing bowls
  • Electric mixer
  • 9×13 inch baking dish
  • Spoon or spatula
  • Refrigerator

Time Duration:

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Baking Time: As per cake mix instructions (typically 25-30 minutes)
  • Chilling Time: 4 hours or overnight



  1. Prepare the Cake:
    • Preheat your oven to the temperature specified on the cake mix package.
    • Follow the instructions on the cake mix box to prepare the chocolate cake batter.
    • Pour the batter into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
    • Bake according to the package instructions.
    • Once baked, allow the cake to cool completely.
  2. Poke Holes in the Cake:
    • Use the back of a wooden spoon or a straw to poke holes evenly across the entire cake.
  3. Pour Sweetened Condensed Milk:
    • Pour the sweetened condensed milk over the top of the cake, making sure it fills the holes.
  4. Add Caramel Sauce:
    • Drizzle the caramel sauce over the cake, ensuring it covers the entire surface.
  5. Sprinkle Toffee Bits:
    • Sprinkle the toffee bits over the cake, distributing them evenly.
  6. Top with Whipped Topping:
    • Spread the whipped topping over the top of the cake, creating an even layer.
  7. Chill:
    • Cover the cake and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight, to allow the flavors to meld and the cake to set.
  8. Garnish (Optional):
    • Before serving, you can garnish with chocolate shavings or a dusting of cocoa powder for added visual appeal.


  • Q: Why is it called Better Than Sex Cake?
    • A: The name is playful and subjective. It suggests that the cake is so delicious that it surpasses the satisfaction one might get from other indulgent experiences.
  • Q: Can I use homemade whipped cream instead of Cool Whip?
    • A: Yes, you can substitute homemade whipped cream for Cool Whip if you prefer. Just ensure it’s stabilized to maintain the cake’s structure.
  • Q: Can I make this cake ahead of time?
    • A: Absolutely! In fact, it’s recommended to make it ahead to allow the flavors to develop. Keep it refrigerated until ready to serve.

Enjoy your Better Than Sex Cake!

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