Turtle Cake


  • 1 (18-19 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (14 ounce) bag caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare cake mix in Batter Bowl according to package directions. Pour half of the batter into greased 9 x 13-inch Baker.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. While cake is baking, melt caramels with milk and butter in Microwave Saucepan or double boiler, stirring until smooth. Slowly pour caramel mixture over partially baked cake. Spread evening with Super Scraper.
  5. Sprinkle chocolate chips and 1/2 cup pecans over caramel mixture. Pour remaining cake batter over top, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until center is set.
  7. Cool before slicing.

Yields: 24 servings

Recipe credit: Pampered Chef

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