Loretta Lynn's Gooey Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Cookin In Texas

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.

Top Review by moonchylde64

I made this cake for Easter 2012 and it was a BIG hit!!! I also made Ms. Loretta's scalloped potato recipe for the same meal...and they were delicious!!!! The cake is VERY rich and sweet..so small pieces are recommended!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 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.

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