Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe
Southern Pecan Praline Cake is about as southern as you can get and if you like pecans and pralines you will love this easy to make, decadent and delicious cake.
Servings Prep Time
15servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
15servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Cake Ingredients:
  • 1 15.25oz box butter pecan cake mix
  • 1 15oz tub coconut pecan frosting
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4cup vegetable or coconut oil
  • 1cup water
  • 1/2cup roasted* pecanschopped
Cake Topping Ingredients:
  • 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2cup roasted* pecanschopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick baking spray.
  2. Place the cake mix, coconut frosting, eggs, oil and water in a large mixing bowl. Use a hand held or your stand mixer and mix well to combine everything. Add the pecans and mix again.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the cake pulls away from the sides. Set aside to cool on a wire cooling rack.
  5. To make the praline topping, combine the butter and sweetened condensed milk in a small saucepan and stir until the butter is melted. Add the pecans and mix well. Pour over the cooled cake and serve.
Recipe Notes

Southern Pecan Praline Cake keeps well covered in the fridge for approximately one week, or you can wrap it well in foil and store in a large ziplock bag in your freezer for up to two months.

*To roast pecans, spread them out in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast in a 350-degree oven for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 589 Calories from Fat 432
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48g 74%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Potassium 136mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 63g 21%
Dietary Fiber 24g 96%
Sugars 48g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 15%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.