~ Easy Hootenanny Cake ~

Cassie *


Another childhood treat! Don't know where the name came from, but it's so moist and yummy! I spread mine with a cream cheese frosting, due to family request...it's also great without!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
45 Min


  • 1
    duncan heinz yellow cake mix
  • 1 box
    (small) instant vanilla or coconut pudding mix
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 4
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder

  • 1 c
    chopped nuts - i use pecans
  • 4 tsp
    brown sugar - can also use granulated
  • 2 tsp

How to Make ~ Easy Hootenanny Cake ~


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Spray or grease a bundt pan.

    In a large bowl, mix first six ingredients for 5 minutes.

    Mix nuts, sugar and cinnamon.

    Sprinkle 1/3 of nut mixture in the bottom of bundt pan. Next, spread half the cake batter evenly into pan. Sprinkle another 1/3 nut mix evenly over batter. Spread remaining batter over nuts and sprinkle remaining nuts on top.
  2. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes or until pick comes out clean.

    Cool and remove from pan onto favorite serving plate. Can glaze if desired.
  3. I glazed with a mixture of 1/2 stick butter, 4 oz cream cheese, 1/2 tsp vanilla and two cups confectioners' sugar. Add some milk or cream to thin out to desired consistence!

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About ~ Easy Hootenanny Cake ~

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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