Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

This Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe is extra delicious and would be a fantastic centerpiece of your Thanksgiving dessert table. Southern Butter Pecan Cake topped with an easy pecan praline sauce.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 5 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup toffee bits

For the Praline Caramel Sauce

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped

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Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Whisk together the oil, melted butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the eggs and mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add the dry mixture and the milk to the large mixing bowl, and whisk together until the batter forms and there are no streaks of flour (some lumps are ok).
  6. Fold in the pecans and the toffee bits
  7. Pour the batter into a well greased bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  8. Let cool for about 30 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, make the praline caramel sauce. Melt the butter and the brown sugar together over medium high heat. 
  10. Stir in the cream. Bring mixture to a boil while stirring. Once it reaches a boil, allow it to bubble without stirring for one full minute.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and chopped pecans.
  12. Invert the warm cake onto a plate and pour the caramel topping over.

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Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

This Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe is extra delicious and would be a fantastic centerpiece of your Thanksgiving dessert table. Southern Butter Pecan Cake topped with an easy pecan praline sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 5 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup toffee bits

For the Praline Caramel Sauce

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Whisk together the oil, melted butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the eggs and mix until combined.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add the dry mixture and the milk to the large mixing bowl, and whisk together until the batter forms and there are no streaks of flour (some lumps are ok).
  6. Fold in the pecans and the toffee bits
  7. Pour the batter into a well greased bundt pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  8. Let cool for about 30 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, make the praline caramel sauce. Melt the butter and the brown sugar together over medium high heat. 
  10. Stir in the cream. Bring mixture to a boil while stirring. Once it reaches a boil, allow it to bubble without stirring for one full minute.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and chopped pecans.
  12. Invert the warm cake onto a plate and pour the caramel topping over.

Notes

This recipe could also be made in a 9x13 pan to simplify (and maximize sauce-to-cake ratio)!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 681Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 249mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 2gSugar: 56gProtein: 6g

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