Chocolate Turtle Cake

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1/2 c Cooking oil
1 1/2 c Water
1 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Butter; melted
1 lb Caramels
1 c Pecans; Chopped
1/3 c Cocoa
1/2 c Evaporated milk
16 oz Powdered sugar
14 oz Sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c Butter

Original recipe makes 12



Combine cake mix, oil, melted butter, water and half of the condensed milk until well blended. Pour half of the mixture into a greased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350~ for 30 minutes. Unwrap caramels. In double boiler, melt caramels with remaining half of condensed milk. (takes about 15-20 minutes). Pour over warm cake layer. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Pour remaining batter on top. Bake 30 minutes or until top springs back. FROSTING: Bring butter, evaporated milk and cocoa to a boil. Add confectioners sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spread on cake. OPTIONAL: Decorate cake with whole pecans.

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