Honey Orange Pecan Cake

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
1 hr 30 min
Total Time:
2 hr 20 min
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • Pillsbury™ Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 3/4 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh orange peel
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted (divided)*

GLAZE

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh orange peel

Instructions

  1. HEAT oven to 325°F. Generously coat 10-inch tube or 10-cup fluted tube pan with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  2. BEAT butter in large bowl with electric mixer about 30 seconds or until creamy. Gradually add granulated sugar; beat 5 to 7 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add orange juice and almond extract.
  3. COMBINE flour and baking soda in small bowl; add alternately with sour cream to butter mixture. Beat on low speed after each addition, just until combined (do not overmix). Fold in orange peel.
  4. SPOON about 1/2 of batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Spoon remaining batter over pecans. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
  5. BAKE 1 1/2 hours or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.

ORANGE AND HONEY GLAZE

  1. MICROWAVE butter in 1-cup glass measure on HIGH (100% power) 1 minute or until melted. Stir in brown sugar, honey and orange peel. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Drizzle over cake.
  2. *To toast pecans: Place pecans in dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of cake), Calories 640 (Calories from Fat 280), Total Fat 32g (Saturated Fat 15g, Trans Fat 0.5g), Cholesterol 165mg, Sodium 210mg, Total Carbohydrate 85g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 62g), Protein 8g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 6%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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