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Chocolate Turtle Layer Cake

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Chocolate Turtle Layer Cake
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 4 hr 25 min
  • Servings 16
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Enjoy this cake made with Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix and frosting – a delicious chocolate dessert.
Updated Mar 20, 2013

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray; sprinkle with cocoa.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, milk, oil, vanilla and coffee granules with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Fold in chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Pour batter into pans.
  • 3
    Bake 30 to 32 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pans to cooling racks; cool completely. Wrap cake layers; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, stir frosting and dulce de leche with whisk until well blended; set aside. Cut 6 of the turtle candies in half; set aside. Chop remaining candies.
  • 5
    Place 1 cake layer, top side up, on serving plate. Spread with half of the frosting mixture; sprinkle with chopped candies. Place second cake layer, top side up, on candies. Spread remaining frosting mixture on top of cake. Cover; refrigerate until serving time. Drizzle caramel topping over top of cake, allowing some to drip down side. Garnish with pecan halves and reserved turtle candies.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use a serrated knife to cut through the thick cake layers.

Nutrition

705 Calories, 40g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 86g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
705
Total Fat
40g
0%
Saturated Fat
9g
0%
Sodium
513mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
86g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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