This Butter Pecan Cake is a delicious and decadent treat that is perfect for any special occasion. The combination of buttery cake and crunchy pecans creates a delightful dessert that is sure to impress your guests. With a prep time of 20 minutes and a total time of 1 hour, this cake serves 12 people.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 12


  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. Spread the chopped pecans on a baking sheet and toast in the preheated oven for 6-8 minutes, until fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk.
  6. Stir in the toasted pecans and pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 20g || Saturated Fat: 10g || Cholesterol: 95mg || Sodium: 200mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 30g

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