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Turtles® Cake II

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate cake with a gooey caramel, pecan filling."
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Ingredients

servings 325
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 -9x13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to package directions and pour 1/2 of the batter into the prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes.
  3. In a saucepan melt caramels, 3/4 cup of the butter or margarine, and evaporated milk, pour over baked cake. Sprinkle chocolate chips and chopped pecans over caramel mixture. Pour remaining cake batter on top and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cool and frost.
  4. To Make Frosting: Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter or margarine and the unsweetened chocolate together. Remove from heat and add the corn syrup, vanilla, confectioner's sugar, and milk, mix well and use to frost cooled cake.

Footnotes

  • TURTLES® is a registered trademark of DeMet's Candy Company.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 325 calories; 16.3 45 3.2 21 254 Full nutrition

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This cake is awesome! This was the first time I made this cake, so I took the advice of other reviewers and used 1/4 cup butter and 2/3 cup evaporated milk. The filling was the perfect consist...

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Good in theory but the carmel mixture runs all over and trying to add half the cake batter on top just makes a mess. It doesn't cover the cake and mixes with the carmel. Pre baking half the ca...

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This cake is awesome! This was the first time I made this cake, so I took the advice of other reviewers and used 1/4 cup butter and 2/3 cup evaporated milk. The filling was the perfect consist...

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! I took this cake to work for a co-workers birthday, it was a HIT! I used the recommendation of the 1/4 cup butter and 2/3 cup evaporated milk in the caramel sauce and it t...

This cake is awesome. I didn't change any ingredients, but if you melt caramel mixture before backing first layer, it will cool and thicken slightly while first layer bakes, stopping it from po...

This is a great recipe. I have now made it twice. The second time I used less butter in the filling and a little more milk (1/4 c. butter, 2/3 c. evaporated milk). The caramel filling seemed ...

I made this for my husband's birthday and am getting ready to make it again! He LOVED it! It is delicious! I did read the reviews and used a little more evap. milk and a little less butter. ...

Wonderful recipe. Has become a big hit at my house and office. The first time I made it some of the caramel filling dripped in the oven and caused it to smoke. Now when I put the cake in to ba...

I made this for a coworker's birthday, and it was a hit. Several people asked for the recipe and I was happy to direct them here! I wonder if this could be made with an 8-inch round cakepan? Pre...

Wonderful cake and is even better the second day which is great if your having a party and want to try and get some stuff done ahead of time. I did use 1/4 cup butter and 2/3 cup evaporated milk...

I forgot to add the pecans and chocolate chips on top of the caramel mixture so I mixed pecans into the frosting instead. It turned out to be very tasty. I brought it to a birthday party and i...