Lower oven temperature to 325°F and bake for 28-32 mins. If the top has already started to firm up, you can gently press the salt into the caramel with the palm of your hand. Prepare and bake cake mix according to directions on box, using a 9 x 13 cake pan. Or sweet and salty. For more delicious recipes, check out our special Recipes page. Learn how your comment data is processed. This is a little different consistency and flavor, but still really yummy. I really had no desire to make caramel without my grandma…. Activity & Party Planning Inspiration for All Ages! carton whipped topping (Cool Whip) 2 or 3 Heath candy bars, crushed. Place on wire rack to cool for 10 minutes. Mix up the cake mix according to the package directions. Mix and bake the cake according to the directions on the back of the box. We call that cake Better Than Sex around here and it’s my fave! Maybe you’re more a Skittles® fan? Slice and served topped with whipped cream, pretzel pieces and M&M's® candies.

When the cake is done, remove from the oven. If desired, sprinkle caramel with sea salt before it cools too much.

Pour into a greased 9x13 pan and bake for 28-30 minutes. Use a butter knife to poke holes in the cake. Increase heat to medium-high. Refrigerate overnight and when ready to serve, top with whipped topping There’s no heavy arm work! It’s absolutely amazing and super simple. (I originally found this recipe on leafytreetopspot.blogspot.com a few years ago and I LOVE it. Instructions. To find out what information we collect and how it is used or what options you have regarding your information. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 mins.

at Walmart today.

If you try this cake, let us know what you think about it in the comments below. Add sugar and corn syrup and mix until well blended. Check that recipe out down below. Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen, 1 chocolate cake mix + ingredients from back of box, 1 1/2 cups cooled coffee (substitute this for the water in the cake), 1 cup caramel ice cream topping + extra for drizzling (Hershey's), 1 box instant white chocolate pudding (3.4 oz. Select stores will have representatives sharing more information about the “1 For You, 1 For the Troops” campaign exclusively at Walmart. If you really want to “Wow” your next party, this is the cake that you’re going to want to bring to the party. You'll probably have to cut the caramel on the cake with kitchen shears, but I love the chewy texture. Return to medium low heat and continue cooking without stirring until mixture is 245°F on a candy thermometer.

Since I love everything to do with parties, most of the recipes I post on the blog are perfect for potluck dinners and entertaining.

Allow to cool completely (2-3 hours). Substitute cooled coffee for the water. Remove from heat and slowly stir in the whipping cream. Pour half the caramel over the cake … Slowly stir the mixture until it comes to a boil. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, poke at least 20 holes in warm cake. Slowly drizzle the sweetened condensed milk mixture all over the cake. While the cake is baking stir together the sweetened condensed milk and caramel topping. I  wanted to add some patriotic love to this cake and the M&M’s® Red, White, & Blue Milk Chocolate were perfect. Your email address will not be published. Fill every hole and go slowly so it can soak in. So… I have a question for you… Do you have a sweet tooth? Use a butter knife to poke holes in the cake. It might spatter and could burn. I used to help my grandma when I was little and what I remember most are the arm cramps I got from stirring the pot. It’s tough to stop after one piece…unless I think of the amount of calories in one piece!

And check out more fun patriotic recipes for your celebrations this summer! While He Was Napping respects your privacy and is committed to keeping any personal information collected on this website confidential. Drizzle with extra caramel topping before serving. I hinted at the quick and easy version earlier; but, as promised, here’s the recipe. German chocolate cake mix 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 pt. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Pour caramel over the cake (recipe above). to the troops for every bag purchased at Walmart. Slice and serve topped with whipped cream, pretzel sticks and M&M's® Red, White & Blue Milk Chocolate for the perfect sweet and salty ode to America.