• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • total: 1 hr 55 min
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  • Summary

    This Chocolate Turtle Poke Cake is made completely from scratch! A moist chocolate cake soaked with caramel sauce and topped with caramel chocolate frosting and chopped pecans!

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup (56g) salted butter
    • 2/3 cups (150g) light brown sugar, packed
    • 3/4 cups (180ml) heavy whipping cream
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 tsp corn syrup
    • 1/2 cup (112g) salted butter
    • 1/2 cup (95g) shortening
    • 1/2 cup (57g) natural unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3 cups (345g) powdered sugar
    • 6-7 tbsp milk
    • Caramel sauce, for drizzling
    • Chocolate sauce, for drizzling
    • Pecan bits
    • 1 1/3 cups (300g) light brown sugar, packed
    • 1 1/2 cups (360ml) heavy whipping cream
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 4 tsp corn syrup
    • 2 cups (260g) all purpose flour
    • 2 cups (414g) sugar
    • 3/4 cup (70g) natural unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 cup (240ml) milk
    • 1 cup (240ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
    • 1 cup (240ml) water

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 975 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 87.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 24 g 117.86%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 84 mg 28.06%
    • Sodium: 537 mg 22.39%
    • Calcium: 111 mg 11.13%
    • Potassium: 295 mg 8.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 124 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.44%
    • Sugar: 99 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 21.23%
    • Vitamin C 0.45%
    • Vitamin D 10.65%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs7
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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