Turtle Cake from Scratch

Recipe by QueenJellyBean
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all dry ingredients (except sugar); set aside.
  • Beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until fluffy.
  • Gradually add flour mixture alternately with milk (not canned milk), just until blended.
  • Spread half of the batter in a greased and floured 9x13 pan. bake for 12-14 minutes in a 350°F oven.
  • Heat caramels and canned milk. Melt.
  • Pour caramel mixture over cake, spreading to the edges.
  • Sprinkle with 1 cup of chocolate chips and the 1 cup of the chopped pecans.
  • Spoon remaining batter over top, carefully spreading to the edges.
  • Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips. Spread over cooled cake.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining pecans.
  • I like to serve this with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.
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