Turtle Caramel Cake


  • 1 C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 C chopped pecans
  • ¾ C unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
  • ½ C evaporated milk
  • 1 – 11oz caramel bits
  • 1 Box german chocolate cake mix
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • ⅓ C canola oil
  • 1 container of chocolate fudge frosting


Step1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with pam baking spray

Step2. Using a hand mixer, beat the cake mix, oil, eggs and milk together until combined and smooth

Step3. Pour half of the cake batter into the baking dish and bake for 15 minutes

Step4. Remove from oven once baked

Step5. Using a saucepan, combine the caramel bits, butter, and evaporated milk and bring to a medium heat

Step6. Mix caramel mixture until melted and smooth

Step7. Pour over the baked cake

Step8. Sprinkle the chocolate chips and pecans over the caramel topping and cake

Step9. Pour remaining cake batter on top of the caramel mixture and place back into the oven to bake for 20 minutes

Step10. Allow to cool completely

Step11. Once cooled, soften up the chocolate fudge frosting and spread evenly

Step12. Sprinkle with more chocolate chips and pecans