Husband's Favorite Almost Homemade Cake

Lana Bade


I created this cake with things I had on-hand one day,now EVERYONE requests it!So easy,tastes so great!

★★★★★ 2 votes


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1 box white or yellow cake mix.
vegetable oil.
3 large eggs
almond extract/1 1/2 tsps. and 4 oz. chopped pecan pieces
1 pk. toffee chips/with chocolate or plain/1/2 of bag
8 ounces cream cheese
1 stick unsalted butter
1 tsp.pure vanilla extract
about 4 cups confectioner's sugar
2-3 ounces of pecans
1/2 of the package left of toffee chips

How to Make Husband's Favorite Almost Homemade Cake


  • 1Follow the directions on cake mix box using the 3 eggs etc..
  • 2Add the almond extract into above,stirring in well.
  • 3Mix 1/2 package in of toffee chips by hand,gently folding them in.
  • 4Mix in 4 ounces chopped pecans.
  • 5Bake according to package ingredients in a 9X10 cake pan,or 2 round 9 inch pans.
  • 6Cool completely before icing!
  • 8Cream together butter and cream cheese together well.
    Add the vanilla extract.
    Slowly,add the confectioner's sugar till creamy,but not too loose..
  • 9Completely ice the cooled cake,
  • 10In a small food processor,add remainder of bag of toffee chips,chop till crumbly,fine chopped.
    Add about 2-4 ounces pecans,process till chopped finely.
  • 11Mix toffee chips and chopped pecans well in a bowl.
  • 12Garnish with whole pecan halves if desired!
  • 13SO UNIQUE AND FLavorfull,yet so easy to make.tastes like a bakery confection!

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About Husband's Favorite Almost Homemade Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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