Gooey Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake Roll

This indulgent cake roll features a rich chocolate sponge cake, a gooey caramel filling, and crunchy pecans, all rolled up into a delightful dessert. Topped with chocolate ganache and more caramel, this cake roll is sure to impress at any gathering.


#### Serve:
1. **Chill and Serve:** Refrigerate the cake roll for at least 30 minutes to set the ganache. Slice and serve chilled or at room temperature.



### Tips:
– **Rolling the Cake:** Rolling the cake while it is hot prevents cracks. Be gentle to avoid tearing the sponge.
– **Make Ahead:** The cake roll can be made a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Add the ganache and toppings just before serving.
– **Variations:** Try adding a layer of chocolate or vanilla buttercream along with the caramel filling for extra richness.

This **Gooey Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake Roll** is a show-stopping dessert that combines rich chocolate, sweet caramel, and crunchy pecans in every bite. Enjoy the decadent flavors and the compliments from your guests!



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 🍞
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder 🍫
  • 1 tsp baking powder 🥄
  • 1/4 tsp salt 🧂
  • 4 large eggs 🥚🥚🥚🥚
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 🍚
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil 🌿
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 🌿
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce 🍮
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, chopped 🌰
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream 🥛
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 🍫
  • Extra pecan halves for garnish 🌰


1️⃣ Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease it.
2️⃣ In a bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
3️⃣ In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
4️⃣ Add the vegetable oil and vanilla extract to the egg mixture and mix well.
5️⃣ Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
6️⃣ Pour the batter onto the prepared baking sheet and spread it evenly.
7️⃣ Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the cake is set.
8️⃣ While the cake is still warm, carefully roll it up in the parchment paper and let it cool completely.
9️⃣ Unroll the cake and spread the caramel sauce over it. Sprinkle chopped pecans on top.
🔟 Roll the cake back up, this time without the parchment paper, and place it seam-side down.
1️⃣1️⃣ In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream until it just begins to simmer. Pour over the chocolate chips and let sit for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
1️⃣2️⃣ Pour the chocolate ganache over the cake roll and garnish with extra pecan halves.
1️⃣3️⃣ Let the cake set before slicing and serving.

Enjoy the gooey goodness of this Chocolate Caramel Turtle Cake Roll, a perfect treat for any occasion!


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