Holiday Pecan Cake, Grandma W

Holiday Pecan Cake, Grandma W Recipe

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Megan Stewart


I guess you could call this Grandma W's version of a fruitcake? Except there are only cherries inside along with pecans.


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  • 1/2 c
    pecans, finely chopped
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4
  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 8 oz
    maraschino cherries
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • GLAZE:

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Holiday Pecan Cake, Grandma W


  1. Oven to 325 degrees. Grease tube pan, sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Beat cream cheese, margarine, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour and powder, add and mix well. Stir in drained and chopped cherries and pecans. Pour into pan. Bake 1 hour 15 min, toothpick test. Cool 5 min, remove from pan. Drizzle with glaze. Store tightly covered.

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About Holiday Pecan Cake, Grandma W

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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