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    Chocolate Turtle Cake

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    Just Cher's Note:

    This is a very rich and sinful desert that is quick and easy to make. A recipe passed on to me by my mother.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 (18 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix
    • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1/3 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 1/3 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
    • 1 (14 ounce) bag caramels
    • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
    • 3/4 cup melted butter
    • 2 cups pecans
    • 1 cup chocolate chips

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare cake mix as directed.
    2. 2
      Pour 1/2 of the batter in a 13x9 inch pan.
    3. 3
      Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Remove and let cool.
    5. 5
      In a double boiler, add caramels, milk and butter and stir constantly till melted.
    6. 6
      Pour melted caramel over cooling cake.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle on top 1 cup of pecans& chocolate chips.
    8. 8
      Pour remaining batter on top and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
    9. 9
      Enjoy.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 18, 2009

      55

      LOVE this. I made this for my hubby's 31st birthday since he loves any kind of turtle dessert. I used Betty Crocker's Gluten Free Devil Food Cake, which is half the size of regular cake mix, so I halved the recipe.

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    • on August 18, 2008

      55

      I love this Turtle Cake recipe. I've tried many and this one has it all; moist, decadent, delicious, chocolately goodness. It's great for a crowd because a little bit goes a long way. Love it! Thanks for sharing!!

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    • on November 30, 2007

      55

      I made this for coolmonday's bake a thon. This cake was amazing and so easy to make!! It is so moist and tasty! My whole family loved it. The only thing I did differently was to use a devils food cake mix instead of the German chocolate. Thank you for posting this recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Turtle Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (177 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 677.0
     
    Calories from Fat 391
    57%
    Total Fat 43.5 g
    66%
    Saturated Fat 14.7 g
    73%
    Cholesterol 82.3 mg
    27%
    Sodium 559.8 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 72.2 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 51.1 g
    204%
    Protein 7.8 g
    15%

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