Chocolate-Caramel Nut Cake
A 'cake-mix-easy' chocolate cake, topped with a simple icing of melted soft caramels and garnished with peanuts and chocolate chips.
1 (18.25-ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
1 (14-ounce) package soft caramel candies
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
1 cup peanuts, chopped
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Prepare cake per package directions.
- Combine caramel candies, butter, and milk in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the caramels melt.
- Spread caramel mixture over the prepared cake. Sprinkle chopped peanuts and chocolate chips evenly on top.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
Makes 12 servings.