Loretta Lynn's Gooey Cake

Total Time
10 mins
35 mins

I got allot of these, I bought tons of recipe boxes from an auction recently, they are all on hand written index cards. NOTE: none of these have time or servings on them so I am guesstimating those.

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  • 1 (18 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 14 cups water (or as called for in the directions)
  • 3 eggs (or as called for in the directions)
  • 12 cup oil (or as called for in the directions)
  • 1 cup Cool Whip
  • 3 Heath candy bars, frozen
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 ounces caramel topping


  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions,
  2. Using a 13 x 9-inch cake pan.
  3. While warm, poke holes halfway into cake about 1 inch apart.
  4. Pour sweetened condensed milk into holes.
  5. Pour caramel topping over entire cake and chill in the refrigerator.
  6. When cake is cool, top it with Cool Whip and crushed Heath candy.
  7. Refrigerate overnight before serving.