Pecan Pie Cake

A buttery rich cake with a pecan pie topping will be a hit whenever it is served.

Pecan Pie Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white Karo syrup (light corn syrup)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 cups chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Mix cake mix, 1 egg and melted butter well. Reserve 2/3 cup of this batter.
  2. Spread the remaining batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan and bake at 325 degrees F for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Mix reserved 2/3 cup batter with Karo syrup, 3 eggs, brown sugar, vanilla extract and pecans.
  4. Pour this filling on top of crust and bake for about 50 to 60 minutes at 325 degrees F.

Posted by kdipaolo at Recipe Goldmine June 2, 2001.