Turtle Cake

4
Cyndy Ranzau

By
@cranzau

For chocolate and caramel lovers1

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • CAKE

  • 1 pkg
    cake mix, chocolate fudge
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    water
  • 4 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 pkg
    instant pudding, chocolate
  • GANACHE

  • 1 1/3 c
    heavy cream, whipped
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 16 oz
    60% cacao chocolate
  • CARAMEL

  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk (12 oz)
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Turtle Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Mix all of the ingredients together, pour into two cake pans and bake for 35 minutes. When done, set aside to cool.
  2. CARAMEL:
    Bring all ingredients (except vanilla) to a boil, stirring slowly. Keep it at a boil until it reaches soft ball stage. Use med-low heat and a pot that heats evenly. Once it is ready, pour into a buttered pan and set aside.
  3. GANACHE:
    Bring the cream and butter to a boil, pour over chocolate until smooth and all the chocolate is blended with the cream. Set aside and let cool.
  4. ASSEMBLY:
    Once everything is done, take one cake and place on a large plate or cake holder. Spread caramel over the cake and add pecans if desired. Place other cake on top and pour the ganache over the cake.

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About Turtle Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pecan, #caramel, #Turtle




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