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Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

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When it comes to an easy cake with the best southern flare, you need to try this Southern Pecan Praline Cake recipe. This delicious sheet cake is the perfect cake for anyone who loves pecans and pralines. Make this decadent sheet cake any time of the year because it is sure to be a hit.

If you love pecans, you are going to love Easy Candied Pecans Recipe

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

When you make pecan praline cake, you might want to make a double batch. It is so delicious and easy to make, but it also makes an amazing cake to freeze. Once you freeze it, you can enjoy this cake anytime the craving hits.

Ingredients

  • Betty Crocker butter pecan cake mix
  • Betty Crocker coconut pecan frosting
  • Eggs
  • Canola oil
  • Half-and-half
  • Pecans
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Butter

How to Make a Southern Pecan Praline Cake

When making this cake, you want to grease the 9*13 inch baking dish. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Using a mixing bowl, combine the cake ingredients together, without the chopped pecans.

Once the cake batter is combined well, add in the chopped pecans.

pecan cake out of the oven

Pour the cake batter into the prepared dish and bake for 40-50 minutes. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Let the cake cool.

Next, make the butter pecan glaze.

Using a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

Pour the sweetened condensed milk into the pan and stir together well.

Once it is heated thoroughly, add in the chopped pecans. Stir it together well and remove it from the heat.

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Spoon the glaze over individual slices of cake or spread over the entire cake.

Cut and enjoy!

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Does Southern Pecan Praline Cake Need to be Refrigerated

When making this cake, while the cake does not need to be refrigerated, the glaze should be. If you choose to glaze this cake one piece of cake at a time, then the cake can be stored at room temperature. If you add the glaze to the whole cake, you should consider storing it in the refrigerator.

What is the Difference Between Butter Pecan and Pecan Praline?

When it comes to butter pecan and pecan pralines, most people think the terms are interchangeable. The difference in the candies lies in how they are made. When making a butter pecan flavored candy is usually uses white sugar and egg whites. For pralines, the candy is usually made with brown sugar, butter, and cream. The different ways of making candy change the taste and texture.

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Other Pecan Desserts You Will Love:

Brown Butter Pecan Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Pecan Shortbread Bars

Salted Caramel Bars with Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

Pecan Pie Brownies

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Chocolate Pecan Turtle Clusters

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe

Published By Jill
When it comes to an easy cake with the best southern flare, you need to try this Southern Pecan Praline Cake recipe. This delicious sheet cake is the perfect cake for anyone who loves pecans and pralines. Make this decadent sheet cake any time of the year because it is sure to be a hit. 
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Cake:

  • 1 box Betty Crocker butter pecan cake mix
  • 16 oz. Betty Crocker coconut pecan frosting
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 C canola oil
  • 1 C half-and-half for increased flavor instead of water
  • 1/2 C chopped pecans

Butter Pecan Glaze:

  • 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 1/2 C chopped pecans

Instructions
 

Cake:

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Grease or spray a 9x13” baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine all the cake ingredients except for the chopped pecans.
  • Mix well.
  • Add chopped pecans and stir to combine.
  • Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for about 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Set aside too cool.

Butter Pecan Glaze:

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Add condensed milk and stir.
  • Heat thoroughly, then add chopped pecans.
  • Stir again to combine and remove from heat.
  • Spoon sauce over individual slices of cake or spread over entire cake.
  • Cut and enjoy!
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Southern Pecan Praline Cake

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Can you make the Southern Pecan Praline into a two layer cake?

Wow, this looks delicious I can’t wait to make it, as always I’ll have to convert it to gluten free!

Where does the coconut frosting come in?

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