Rich Caramel Cake

Recipe by Midwest Maven
SERVES: 10-12


  • 1
    (14 ounce) package caramels, unwrapped
  • 12
    cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1
    (18 1/2 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 3
    eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13
    cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13
    cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1
    cup pecans, coarsely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt caramels and butter.
  • Remove from heat and add the sweetened condensed milk; mix well and set aside.
  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
  • Spread 2 cups of cake batter into a greased 13x9 inch pan, and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Spread caramel mixture evenly over cake, and then spread remaining cake batter over caramel mixture.
  • Top with the pecans and return to the oven for 30-35 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  • Cool, and enjoy!