Turtle Cake

This Turtle Cake is a decadent treat worth indulging in. Enjoy the caramel filling in between layers of chocolate velvet cake with chocolate ganache icing on the sides and chopped pecans on top.


Makes 12 servings

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Spoon batter evenly into 3 greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pans, and let cool completely on a wire rack.

Place 1 cake layer on a serving platter; spread top with 1 cup Caramel Filling, and sprinkle with 1/3 cup chopped pecans. Repeat procedure with remaining cake layers. Spread Chocolate Ganache evenly around sides of cake.


December 2003