Turtle Cake

Recipe by MizzNezz
READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 1
    (14 ounce) bag caramels
  • 5
    ounces evaporated milk (not sweetened condensed milk)
  • 1
    (18 ounce) box German chocolate cake mix, with pudding (the one that uses oil)
  • 3
    eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 14
    cup oil (1/2 the quantity called for by the cake mix)
  • 1 13
    cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 34
    cup butter, room temp
  • 12
    ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2
    cups pecans, chopped


  • Heat oven to 350*.
  • Line 13x9 pan with foil and lightly grease the foil.
  • In small saucepan, slowly heat caramels and milk stirring until melted.
  • Prepare cake.
  • Beat on low 1 minute, add butter, beat on hi 2 minutes.
  • Spread 1/2 the batter in pan.
  • Bake for 13 minutes.
  • Pour caramel mix over cake; spread to edges.
  • Sprinkle with 1 cup choc chips and 1 cup pecans.
  • Spoon remaining batter over; spread to edges.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until cake puffs up around the sides of pan and springs back when touched.
  • Set the cake on a wire rack to cool.
  • Melt remaining choc chips; spread over cooled cake; sprinkle with remaining pecans.