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Butter Pecan Cake in a Bundt Pan

Make this butter pecan bundt cake with this easy powdered sugar icing recipe. This cake makes a gorgeous and delicious Thanksgiving or Christmas Bundt Cake.

Butter Pecan Cake, pecan bundt cake with powdered sugar icing recipe

 

If you are looking for a classic butter pecan cake recipe then you will not be disappointed with this cake.   It’s an old southern cake recipe and is as popular in our family as a Texas Sheet cake. 

 

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Butter pecan Cake with powdered sugar icing recipe

 

And we whipped up a powdered sugar icing recipe that goes beautifully with this bundt cake.   And this is an easy cake recipe that you will be proud to serve at Thanksgiving or as a Christmas Bundt Cake. 

 

What’s in this butter pecan bundt cake:

 

Butter Pecan Cake Ingredients:

  • 1 pound butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pound chopped pecans
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

 

Powdered Sugar Icing Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

 

How to make this butter pecan bundt cake:

Scroll down for the printable recipe

 

batter for cake

 

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.  Then start your cake by creaming together butter and sugar using a hand mixer.  And add in the beaten eggs and continue to whip well. 

 

adding flour to the cake batter

 

Slowly add in flour, while mixing with and then add baking powder and salt.  Next, add in nuts and vanilla, and mix with a hand mixer until well combined.

 

pecan bundt cake, Christmas bundt cake

 

Pour the butter pecan cake batter into a greased bundt pan and place in the preheated oven. 

 

cake in a bundt pan

 

Bake at 250 degrees for 2 hours or until baked through and remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack

 

 Bundt cake before frosting

 

Turn out the hot cake onto a serving place.    Make your powdered sugar icing recipe by mixing together powdered sugar, cream, and vanilla in a medium bowl.

 

Christmas Bundt Cake with powdered sugar icing recipe

 

Pour glaze over the warm cake and serve and enjoy it!  This cake would be delish served at Thanksgiving dessert or a Christmas Bundt Cake. 

 

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Butter Pecan Bundt Cake

Make this butter pecan bundt cake with this easy powdered sugar icing recipe. This butter pecan cake makes a gorgeous and delicious Thanksgiving or Christmas Bundt Cake.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: butter pecan bundt cake, butter pecan cake, Christmas Bundt Cake, powdered sugar icing recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 894kcal
Author: Evelyn

Ingredients

for the cake

for the powdered sugar icing

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F
  •  Cream together butter and sugar using a hand mixer.  And add in the beaten eggs and continue to whip well. 
  • Slowly add in flour, while mixing with and then add baking powder and salt.  Next, add in nuts and vanilla, and mix with a hand mixer until well combined
  • Pour the butter pecan cake batter into a greased bundt pan and place in the preheated oven. 
  • Bake at 250 degrees for 2 hours or until baked through and remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.
  • Turn out the hot pecan bundt cake onto a serving place.
  •  Make the powdered sugar icing recipe by mixing together powdered sugar, cream, and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  • Pour glaze over the still-warm cake and serve and enjoy it.

Nutrition

Calories: 894kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 63g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 1195IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg

 

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