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Easy Sweet and Moist Honey Pecan Cake Recipe

I like this cake for the wonderful moist cake with a sweet 2 ingredient cream, and I love cakes with nuts; especially pecans!
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Honey Pecan Cake is my to-go cake. This is the cake I usually make when I don’t have much time to prepare a dessert. I like this cake for the wonderful moist cake with a sweet 2 ingredient cream, and I love cakes with nuts; especially pecans! Do you?

The cream for this cake is made of only two ingredients: dulce de leche and butter. A quick mix (and probably a spoonful to taste, too), and you’ve got yourself the easiest cream that you’ve ever made.

Honey Pecan cake is a very simple cake to make, so give it a try. Pecans are very nutritious nuts, since they are filled with protein and potassium.

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Here’s what you’ll need to make this cake:

  • eggs
  • sugar
  • honey
  • baking soda
  • lemon juice
  • flour

Here’s what you’ll need to make the cream:

  • unsalted butter
  • dulce de leche

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Directions on How to Make the Moistest Honey Pecan Cake

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Easy Sweet and Moist Honey Pecan Cake Recipe

I like this cake for the wonderful moist cake with a sweet 2 ingredient cream, and I love cakes with nuts; especially pecans!
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Russian
Allergy: Vegetarian
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 383kcal

Equipment

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Stand mixer
  • small bowl
  • Cake spatula

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 can dulce de leche
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ cup water

Instructions

  • For the cake:
    Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare a 9" cake pan by greasing it.
  • In a large bowl of a stand mixer, beat together 4 eggs and 1 cup of sugar for 2 minutes on high speed.
  • Add in 1 teaspoon of honey.
  • In a separate small cup, combine 1 teaspoon lemon juice and ½ teaspoon baking soda. It will start to foam right away. Add it to the cake mix.
  • On low speed, add in 1 cup on flour.
  • Transfer the batter into your prepared cake pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • For the cream:
    Prepare a can on dulce de leche by boiling the can on medium heat in a pot for exactly 2 hours. Let it cool before adding it to the recipe.
  • Combine dulce de leche and 1 cup softened unsalted butter in a small bowl.
  • Putting the cake together:
    Chop 1 cup of pecans.
  • Slice the cake in half, horizontally.
  • Moisten the cake by combining the 1 teaspoon of sugar and ¾ cup of water. Generously pour the liquid with a teaspoon on both insides of the cake.
  • Spread half of the cream on one side of the cake and then place the other slice on top.
  • Cover the cake with the cream and sprinkle the chopped pecans of the cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 668IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

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