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Festive Frangelico Cake



  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 small box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Frangelico


  • 1/8 pound butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Frangelico


  1. Cake: Combine cake ingredients in a large bowl; beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
  3. Set on rack to cool.
  4. Invert on serving plate. Prick top immediately with wooden pick; drizzle and brush half of glaze evenly over top and sides. Reserve 1/2 of glaze. After cake has cooled, reheat glaze and brush it evenly over cake.
  5. Glaze: Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat. Stir in Frangelico.