Sweet pecan baby cakes

Sweet Pecan Baby Cakes

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

sherry monfils


I like to make these easy sticky pecan cakes for Christmas morning. They are so yummy.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
25 Min


  • 2/3 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1-1/2 c
    pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 large
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    cooking oil
  • 1
    8 oz container light sour cream
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Sweet pecan baby cakes


  1. Heat oven to 350 Spray 12-cup jumbo muffin cup pan. In saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and honey. Cook, stirring over medium heat until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in pecans and orange zest.
  2. In bowl, stir together flours, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In lg bowl, combine eggs and sugar. Beat on high for 3 mins. Add oil, sour cream and vanilla. Beat until combined. Slowly add flour mix and beat on low until smooth.
  3. Place 2 tbsp of pecan mix into bottom of each muffin cup. Spoon a heaping 1/3 cup batter over pecan mix in each cup. Place pan on lg baking sheet. Bake about 25 mins, or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 mins. Using a knife, loosen edges of cake from pan. Invert onto a rack. Spoon any pecan sauce from bottom of pan onto cakes. Served best when warm.

Printable Recipe Card

About Sweet pecan baby cakes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

How To Bake Bacon

How to Bake Bacon

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The old saying that all things are better with bacon is true. Sweet or savory, recipes with bacon are more exciting. Whether serving bacon strips with breakfast, sprinkling crumbled bacon...

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.

Blue Ribbon Recipes That'll Have You Thankful For Pumpkin Season

Blue Ribbon Recipes That'll Have You Thankful for Pumpkin Season

Kitchen Crew

You know what's right around the corner... pumpkin season! It's that time of the year again when everywhere you look there is something pumpkin. Every year I get on the...