Brown Sugar Pecan Bundt Cake (Holiday Blog Hop)

For the second installment in our Holiday Blog Hop series, the choice of ingredients were cranberry, pecan and vanilla. I chose pecan as my ingredient and I couldn’t be happier because I discovered an amazing Bundt cake!

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This Brown Sugar Pecan Bundt Cake was super simple to make and was delicious! And as an added bonus, the house smelled amazing when it was baking. This is a cake perfect for the holidays or any time of year for that matter! So the next time you need to bring a cake to a party, the decision on what to make has been made for you.

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Brown Sugar Pecan Bundt Cake

Adapted from Kraft Foods

1 package (2 layer size) yellow cake mix (I used Duncan Hines)

1 package (3.4 oz) Jell-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding

4 eggs

2/3 cup sour cream

2/3 cup water

1/2 cup oil

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

2 Tbsp sugar

1/4 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12-cup fluted tube pan or 10-inch tube pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle pan with combined 2 Tbsp sugar and 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.

Beat first 6 ingredients with mixer for 3 minutes or until well blended. Add brown sugar and nuts; mix well.

Pour into tube pan and bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of pan; invert onto wire rack. Remove pan; cool cake completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar just before serving.

Printable Recipe

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This is the cake I brought to my brother’s house for Thanksgiving. I promised you would get the recipe if it turned out. Have I ever let you down? :)


  1. This looks so yummy! I love dressed-up cake mixes--they give Duncan Hines a little extra somethin', and they make our lives so much easier! :)

  2. MMM I love a good bundt cake! The added pecans and brown sugar was a great way to dress up the cake mix! Thank you for being apart of the holiday recipe club :)

  3. Baking is my favorite way to make my apt smell nice. Beats a candle every time because you get to eat it! Love this bundt cake.

  4. I'm making this for Christmas Eve. Thanks for posting. Happy Holidays.

  5. @Adalia
    Oh good! Let me know how it turns out!

  6. You share a brown sugar and pecan bundt cake recipe that is pretty easy, quick, and tasty. Everyone likes cakes, but children especially love them. You used a lot of healthy, nutritious ingredients to make brown sugar and pecan bundt cake. The cake is a well-liked dessert in India, and martabak is well-known Indonesian street food. In Indonesia, pancakes are known as martabak. Try Indonesian martabak in Singapore if you enjoy cakes because they provide a wide variety of pancakes.


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