Chocolate Turtle Cake with Caramel Pecans and Ganache
Chocolate Turtle Cake with Caramel Pecans and Ganache
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 3/4 cup canola oil
    • 1/4 cup melted semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 3/4 cups + 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1 3/4 cups sugar minus 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar (yep - just pull it right out)
    • 1 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 3/4 cup boiling water
    • 1 3/4 cups flour
    • 1 3/4 cups sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • add 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda (on top of baking powder)
    • all other measurements remain the same
    • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar (confectioner's sugar)
    • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1/2 Tablespoon milk
    • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons corn syrup
    • 1/4 cup caramel sauce
    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1156 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 69 g 105.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 27 g 137.49%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 87 mg 29.06%
    • Sodium: 433 mg 18.05%
    • Calcium: 79 mg 7.94%
    • Potassium: 244 mg 6.97%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.13%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 142 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.85%
    • Sugar: 105 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 21.07%
    • Vitamin C 0.6%
    • Vitamin D 3.7%
    • * 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 - Fat14
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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