TURTLE CARAMEL CAKE – It is made with super moist chocolate cake, caramel sauce, chopped pecans and caramel buttercream! It’s like turtle candies in cake form, and it’s heavenly!
TURTLE CARAMEL CAKE
— 1 cup chocolate chip
— Toll House Morsels Semi-Sweet Chocolate
— 2 For $4.00
— 2 cups pecans
— 3/4 cup melted butter
— 1/2 cup evaporated milk
— 1 (14 ounces (ca. 529 g)) bags caramels
— 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
— 1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
— 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
— 1 (18 ounces (ca. 680 g)) boxes German chocolate cake mix
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Lightly grease one 9×13 inch pan.
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.
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.
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.
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