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.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

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Ingredients

Preparation

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.

Note:

December 2003