BEST. CAKE. EVER.
I’m gonna start this recipe by saying I am nuts about nuts. Alright now, get your brains outta the gutter! I’m talking about pecans and walnuts and macadamia – you name it. But my absolute favorite is the pecan. And if you love pecans like I do, then ooohhh doggie, you are in for a treat!
Did I mention the butter sauce?
1 (15 0z) box Butter Pecan Cake Mix
1 (16 0z) tub Coconut Pecan Frosting
3/4 cup oil
1 cup water
1/2 cup chopped pecansFOR THE SAUCE:
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2 tbsp. butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
Southern Pecan Praline Cake with Butter Sauce
- FOR THE CAKE
- 1 box Butter Pecan Cake Mix 15 0z
- 1 tub Coconut Pecan Frosting 16 0z
- 4 eggs
- 3/4 cup oil
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- FOR THE SAUCE:
- 1 oz can sweetened condensed milk 14 .
- 2 tbsp . butter
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans optional
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Spray a 9 x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
In a medium bowl (or your stand mixer bowl), combine all the cake ingredients except for the chopped pecans.
Don't forget to add the tub of coconut pecan frosting.
That goes into the cake batter too! Mix well then stir in 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
Pour batter into greased baking dish.
Bake for about 40 minutes.
Oven times vary but cake should spring back to the touch and be golden brown.
Or insert a toothpick into the middle it should come out clean.
For the sauce: In a small pot over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp. Butter.
Pour in can of sweetened condensed milk with the melted butter and stir.
Continue to stir until heated thoroughly, then add 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
Stir again then take off heat.
Then spoon this deliciously yummy sauce over individual slices of cake.