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easy pecan cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

Oh so good, it's like pecan pie, but it's a cake, yum!

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For easy pecan cake

  • 1 pkg
    yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 4 lg
  • 1-1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    toasted, chopped pecans

How To Make easy pecan cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In lg bowl, beat cake mix, butter and 1 egg on low until combined.
  • 2
    Spoon out 2/3 cup batter and set aside. Spread remaining batter in pan, bake for 15 mins, or until light brown. Cool 10 mins.
  • 3
    In lg bowl, combine reserved batter, corn syrup, brown sugar, 3 eggs and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Fold in pecans. Pour pecan mix over baked cake. Bake about 45 min, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 mins. Slice.

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