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turtle cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Leanne Hershberger
Wintersville, OH

This cake is one of the few that my family fights over the edges. The caramel filling oozes over the edges as it bakes.

(2 ratings)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For turtle cake

  • 1 box
    cake mix, german chocolate
  • 14 oz
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3/4 c
    chocolate chips

How To Make turtle cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour 13x9 cake pan
  • 2
    Prepare cake mix according to package directions
  • 3
    Spoon half of batter into prepared pan. Bake at 325 for 20 minutes. Cool cake for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    While cake is baking, combine caramels, butter, and sweetened condensed milk in saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until caramels melt. Then pour and spread over cake.
  • 5
    Spread remaining batter evenly over caramel layer. Sprinkle pecans and chocolate chips over top. Bake at 325 for 30-35 minutes. Then turn oven off, leaving cake in oven for 10 more minutes. Remove cake from oven and cool. Cut into squares to serve.

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