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Turtle Cake

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This cake tastes just like the candy turtles made with a cake mix.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes


  • One 18-1/4 ounce German Chocolate Cake mix
  • One 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • One 14 ounce package of caramels
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped and lightly toasted walnuts or pecans


Mix cake mix according to directions. Divide in half. To the first half add 1/2 stick melted butter and 1/2 can condensed milk. Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Melt caramels and 1/2 cup butter and rest of condensed milk. Pour over baked layer and then top with remainder of batter. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes. Yes, you can bake twice.

For the topping, cook last set of ingredients (except nuts) over medium heat until thick. Add the nuts. Pour hot mixture over cake.

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
turtle cake, Member ampriss

i have made this cake it is very decadant, i do my carmel different--bake the whole cake at one time -- take a straw punch it down through the cake making several holes through out the whole cake-- now take your carmel-- i use ice cream carmel topping-- spread it over the cake especially covering the holes you made. then over the carmel add some fudge topping and pecans pieces or whole ones

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