Jane's Cheesy Pecan Cake

Jane Manookin

By
@Jammeez

Had an epiphany and decided to make something new. I love coffee cake (sans coffee) and pecans!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
pecans, rough chopped and toasted
8 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
margarine
1 c
mini marshmallows
1 box
white or yellow cake mix
1 box
instant sugar free pudding mix (i used butterscotch)
2 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
milk (i used unsweetened almond milk)
1/4 c
brown sugar, lightly packed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop pecans to desired texture and toast in a dry skillet over medium heat until crisp and fragrant.
2
Meanwhile, place cheese, margarine, and marshmallows in a glass dish in microwave oven (cover with a paper towel). Melt for 4 minutes on .25 power. Stir. It's ok if the marshmallows are still a little lumpy.
3
While pecans toast and cheese melts, combine cake and pudding mixes, add eggs, and slowly moisten with milk until a thick batter is achieved.
4
Spread cake batter in a 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle with toasted pecans, then with brown sugar. It's ok to have some clumps with bare batter peeking through.
5
Finally, pour or spoon cheese mixture over top in rivulets.
6
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, until cheese is barely scorching and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. (Be sure to stick the toothpick in a spot of cake only.)
7
Cool (or don't), and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy