Snicker Cake

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“One of my grandmother's recipes.”
1hr 15mins
1 nine x thirteen inch pan (depending on serving siz

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 12 cup butter
  • 1 (12 ounce) package caramels
  • 13 cup milk
  • 1 (8 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  3. Mix cake mix according to package directions.
  4. Pour 1/2 of cake batter into prepared pan.
  5. Reserve remaining batter.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven.
  8. Lower oven temperature to 275°F.
  9. In a small saucepan, melt caramels, butter, and milk together.
  10. Pour over the baked cake.
  11. Sprinkle semi-sweet chocolate chips and walnuts evenly over caramel.
  12. Pour remaining cake batter evenly over the top of the chocolate chip/walnut/caramel mixture.
  13. Bake at 275F for 20 minutes, then at 350F for 10 minutes.
  14. Cool.
  15. Needs no icing.

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