Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

How's your sweet tooth? Cut it on this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (14 ounce) cansweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (14 ounce) package caramels
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Frosting

  • 12 cup melted margarine
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 6 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 35o.
  2. Combine cake mix, water, milk, oil and eggs-beat well.
  3. Spread 1/2 of the batter into a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  4. Bake 30 minutes.
  5. Melt caramels with remaining milk, stirring constantly.
  6. Stir in pecans.
  7. Pour over hot cake and spread remaining batter over caramel layer.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Spread frosting over warm-not hot-cake.
  10. -------Frosting---------.
  11. Combine margarine, sugar and milk, beat well.
  12. Add vanilla, mix well.
  13. Frost cake and sprinkle pecans over top.


Most Helpful

I made this to take to a work pot-luck. WOW!! Sweet, rich, and gooey. Needless to say, it was a huge hit with everyone. Given 5+ stars from all who ate it. I refered them to this site for the recipe. Thanks Diana. This one is a real delight.

FruitLoop August 16, 2002

Absolute best cake recipe ever!!! I am not fond of milk chocolate so imagine when I stumbled across it's opposite. Ooey gooey goodness!!!

The Pampered Chef June 12, 2006

When making this cake the first time I didn't use the water. I gave the recipe to my daughter-in-law and she used the water. The cake was a flop. Is the recipe right.

bobjudy July 20, 2003

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