• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 16 Servings

Butter Pecan Cake

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Cakes, Holiday, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Margarine
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans
  • 3 c All-purpose flour; divided
  • 1 tb All-purpose flour; divided
  • 1 c Light-colored corn syrup
  • 1/2 c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 3/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tb Brown sugar
  • 2 ts Skim milk


Melt margarine in a small saucepan over medium heat; add pecans, and saute
4 minutes or until browned. Drain pecans, reserving margarine; set
margarine aside. Combine pecans and 1 tablespoon flour; stir well, and set
aside. Combine reserved margarine, corn syrup, and 1/2 cup brown sugar in a
large bowl, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg;
beat well. Add egg whites, and beat well. Combine remaining 3 cups flour,
baking soda, and salt; add to brown sugar mixture alternately with
buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix after each
addition. Stir in pecan mixture and vanilla. Pour batter into a 12-cup
Bundt pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or
until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10
minutes; remove from pan. Cool on a wire rack. Combine powdered sugar, 1
tablespoon brown sugar, and skim milk; stir well. Drizzle over cake. Yield:
16 servings (serving size: 1 slice). 247 calories (25% from fat), 6.9 grams
fat (1.1 g sat, 3.4 g mono, 1.9 g poly), 14 mg cholesterol and 174 mg

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?