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Cafe Latte Turtle Cake

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Classic turtle candy taste in a cake!


Serves: 12

For the Cake

  • 1 egg
  • ⅔ cup vegetable oil
  • 8¾ cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1¾ cups superfine sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup hot coffee

For the Frosting

  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ cups chocolate chips
  • ½ cup caramel topping
  • 1 cup toasted pecan nuts


Cafe Latte Turtle Cake is a community recipe submitted by redheadev and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9 by 13-inch pan. Combine egg, oil and buttermilk.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, unsweetened cocoa, salt and baking soda.
  • Combine the egg mixture and the flour mixture, mixing well. Slowly mix in hot coffee.
  • Turn into prepared pan and bake 40 to 45 minutes. Frost when cooled. Frosting: Mix sugar and milk in a saucepan, add butter and bring to a boil.
  • Put chocolate chips in a bowl, pour hot mixture over them and mix until smooth Spread over cooled cake.
  • Drizzle caramel topping over the frosting and crunch toasted pecans over the caramel with your hand.
  • Additional Information

    Prep time: 10 minutes
    Cook time: 40-45 minutes
    Total time: 1 hour

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