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~ easy hootenanny cake ~

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

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's also great without!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ~ easy hootenanny cake ~

  • 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!