"Sock it to Me" Cake

Sock It To Me Cake Recipe

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Brittany A


Recipe from my favorite couple, the Neely's on Food Network!This cake is super moist and nutty and lemony and just...oh so good!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
30 Min



  • 1 1/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon

  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp

  • 1 pkg
    golden butter cake mix
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 4
    extra large eggs

How to Make "Sock it to Me" Cake


  1. Preheat over to 375 degrees F, grease 13 x 9 in pan
  2. For Filling: In medium bowl stir together pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon until combined and pecans are fully coated
  3. For cake:In large bowl, add cake mix, sour cream, vegetable oil, sugar, 1/4 cup water, flour, and eggs. Beat all together until fully combined, about 4 min.
  4. Pour half of the batter into greased pan, spread pecan filling on top and swirl into batter. Pour remaining cake mix on top to cover completely.
  5. Bake in oven for about 30 min or until tooth-pick comes out clean. Remove from oven and let cool.
  6. For Glaze:In medium bowl, whisk together confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, and milk until no lumps.
  7. Once cake is cooled pour glaze on top. Cake is good a little warm or room temp!

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About "Sock it to Me" Cake

Course/Dish: Desserts, Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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