Chocolate-Caramel Turtle Torte

Serving Size: 16
Prep Time:

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  • 1 package (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
  • 3.875 Ounce JELL-O chocolate instant pudding
  • 25 KRAFT Caramels
  • 0.75 cup milk
  • 2.375 Ounce JELL-O vanilla instant pudding
  • 8 Ounce COOL WHIP whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 3 Ounce BAKER'S semi-sweet chocolate
  • 16 PLANTERS pecan halves


Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers, adding dry chocolate pudding mix to the cake mix before mixing with liquid ingredients. Cool cakes in pans 10 min.; invert onto wire racks. Remove pans. Cool cakes completely.

Meanwhile, microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min.; stir. Microwave 2 min. or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after each minute. Add dry vanilla pudding mix; whisk 2 min. Cool 15 min. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups Cool Whip. Refrigerate 20 min. or until chilled.

Cut cakes horizontally in half; stack on plate, spreading 1/3 of the caramel mixture between each layer.

Microwave remaining Cool Whip and chocolate in microwaveable bowl 2 min. or until blended, stirring after each minute. Cool 10 min. Spread over torte, allowing excess glaze to drip down side. Sprinkle with nuts.


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Omit chocolate pudding. Prepare using a yellow cake mix and 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding.

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.