Ali's Devilsfood Pecan Cake

ali Bresnahan


We were craving some last-minute cake, so i gathered together these ingredients, and i think they worked!


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr


  • 1 pkg
    dh devilsfood cake mix
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate (i used chocolate fudge) pudding mix
  • 4
  • 1/2 c
    cooking oil
  • 2/3 c
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 7-12
    pecan halves, to line bottom of pan

How to Make Ali's Devilsfood Pecan Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray bundt pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place the pecan halves (as many as you like) in the bottom of pan, arranged nicely - (cause that's going to be the top of the cake). Set aside.
  3. Mix together cake and pudding mixes; add eggs, oil, sour cream and water, stirring until blended and mixing or beating until smooth. Stir in chopped nuts, mix till blended.
  4. Pour into prepared cake pan, being careful not to disturb the sleeping pecans.
  5. Bake at 350 for an hour (test for doneness).
    Cool in pan, on a rack, for 25 minutes.
  6. Invert onto serving plate. (Hopefully your pretty pecan design will be on top.)
  7. Let it cool before frosting or glazing.
    OR: serve as it is.
  8. Keep in's good cold! with milk!!

Printable Recipe Card

About Ali's Devilsfood Pecan Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #sourcream, #pecans

Show 8 Comments & Reviews

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want To Slice Into

13 Sheet Cake Recipes You Want to Slice Into

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, delicious and a family favorite - what’s not to love about sheet cake? Check out these 13 sheet cake recipes you need to make for dessert asap!

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...