Chocolate Turtle Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 510.29 g box German chocolate cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 78.07 ml oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 314.66 ml water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 396.89 g bag caramels
  • 118.29 ml evaporated milk
  • 177.44 ml melted butter
  • 473.18 ml pecans
  • 236.59 ml chocolate chips


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


Most Helpful

I absolutely love making this cake! instead of using 2 cups of pecans I only use one. on the inside of the cake I put about 3/4 a cup of the chocolate chips and 3/4 a cup of the pecans and then I top the cake with the rest of the pecans and chocolate chips and a drizzle of the Carmel

Sami J. April 02, 2016

Where is the recipe for the frosting?

LaQuinsa H. August 04, 2015

LOVE the l ingredients of this cake and want to make it. I noticed the recipe calls for 2 cups of pecans but I only saw where you add one cup of the pecans. Please advise.<br/>Sherry in Knoxvillle TN

bluzgal October 03, 2014

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