Turtle Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Lali8752

A friend gave me this recipe 25+ years ago and I've made since.

Top Review by Elizabeth Fullerton

This makes a great cake. It's easier than making the cake miz from scratch, but it's still more special than just using a mix.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box cake mix (butter recipe)
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup butter (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 cup butter
  • 14 ounces caramel candies
  • 6 ounces peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup pecans (optional)


  1. Mix cake as directed on package.
  2. Add in 1/2 cup eagle brand milk.
  3. Pour 1/2 of batter in a 13X9 pan and bake 10 minutes at 350*.
  4. Let cool 5 minutes.
  5. While cake is baking, melt caramels, butter and remainder of milk in double boiler.
  6. Pour over cool cake and sprinkle with chips and nuts.
  7. Pour remainder of batter over caramel, bake 25-30 minutes 350F degrees.

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