Great Maple Syrup Nut Cake

Anita Hoffman


A moist, delicious, easy to make cake, that everyone will love.
Photo adapted from Taste of Home.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
50 Min


  • 1 pkg
    (18 ounce) yellow cake mix
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
    softened butter
  • 3
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/2 c
    chopped toasted pecans

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 1 1/2 oz
    (half of a 3 ounce pkge. softened cream cheese
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    maple syrup

How to Make Great Maple Syrup Nut Cake


  1. In a large bowl, beat all cake ingredients, except nuts, with electric mixer om low speed for 30 seconds.
    Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
    Fold in pecans.
  2. Pour into a greased and floured Bundt pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes.
    Cool 15 minutes on wire rack.
    Remove from pan to cooling rack.
  4. Can be baked in 2 greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans for 28-31 minutes.
  5. Frosting:
    In a large bowl, beat powdered sugar, 3 tbsps. butter, the cream cheese and 3 tbsps. of the syrup with electric mixer on low speed.
  6. Beat in enough of the remaining syrup to make a soft, smooth frosting that will flow down the sides of the cake.
    Spread frosting over the cake.
    Can use a whipped cream frosting on the layer cake.

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About Great Maple Syrup Nut Cake

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

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