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    Turtle Cake Bars

    Turtle Cake Bars. Photo by Breezytoo

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 15 mins

    30 mins

    45 mins

    Luby Luby Luby's Note:

    This recipe comes from Jackie's Cake Supplies in Shuteston, Louisiana. I took all of my cake decorating classes with Jackie who is a wonderful instructor and friend.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Bars

    Units: US | Metric

    Step 1 Ingredients

    • 453.59 g caramel (Individually wrapped if bulk caramel is not available in your area)
    • 59.14 ml butter
    • 118.29 ml condensed milk

    Step 2 Ingredients

    • 1 betty crocker German chocolate cake mix
    • 177.44 ml melted butter
    • 118.29 ml evaporated milk
    • 236.59 ml coarsely broken pecans
    • 453.59 g milk chocolate chips

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In heavy pot melt all ingredients in step one.
    2. 2
      When melted set aside.
    3. 3
      In large bowl combine dry cake mix with melted butter and evaporated milk and stir well by hand.
    4. 4
      Batter will be sticky.
    5. 5
      Press 1/2 of batter in well greased 9x13 baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove from oven and pour reserved caramel mixture evenly over baked cake.
    7. 7
      On top of caramel sprinkle evenly the pecans and chocolate chips.
    8. 8
      Press pecans and chips lightly into caramel.
    9. 9
      Drop remaining cake batter across top by small amounts and spread carefully with a spatula.
    10. 10
      Cake batter will not completely cover.
    11. 11
      Bake 20 to 22 minutes at 350 degrees.
    12. 12
      Cool completely before attempting to cut into bars.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 02, 2012

      55

      This has been a favorite family recipe for years and years. Decadent and delicious! Glad to see it posted here.

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    • on June 10, 2008

      55

      Oh Luby, these are delicious! Chocolate, caramel and pecans, what's not to love? They're very rich and will satisfy that sweet craving in an instant! Thanks for sharing this great recipe! :)

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    • on March 03, 2004

      45

      Loved this recipe. It really does remind you of the turtle candy and the best part is, it is made from a mix, but doesn't taste like it. I will be making this again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Turtle Cake Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (2040 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 193.2
     
    Calories from Fat 94
    49%
    Total Fat 10.5 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 14.8 mg
    4%
    Sodium 158.8 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 18.2 g
    72%
    Protein 2.2 g
    4%

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