Chocolate Turtle Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Turtle Cake

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By
@TM1234

Another goodie! If you have a chocolate craving this cake will do the trick!

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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
egg
1 c
buttermilk
2/3 c
vegetable oil
2 c
flour, all purpose
1 3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
cocoa powder unsweetened
1 Tbsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 c
coffee (hot brewed)

ICING

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
milk
6 Tbsp
butter
12 oz
semi sweet chocolate morsels
1-2 tsp
hot coffee if needed for consistency
1 1/2 c
pecan halves toasted
3/4 c
caramel ice cream topping (hersheys -my favorite)
3
wooden skewers to hold cake together if needed

Step-By-Step

1Grease 3 9inch cake pans
Line with parchment paper
Grease the paper and dust with cocoa powder
2In a small bowl combine: egg, oil, buttermilk
3In a large mixing bowl combine: flour,sugar,cocoa powder,baking soda, salt
4Gradually mix buttermilk mixture to flour mixture until combined
5Gradually beat in hot coffee
6Pour batter into prepared pans evenly
7Bake on 350 and cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
Loosen sides from pans and invert cakes on racks,
Peel off paper and cool completely
8ICING:
In a small saucepan combine sugar, milk,butter.
Bring to a boil stirring constantly
9Remove from heat and add chocolate morsels. Whisk until smooth.
Add 1-2 tsp hot coffee if it's too thick to ice cake smoothly.
10makes 1 1/2 cups of icing

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American