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Praline Cake

Praline Cake

Hillary Quinn

"This store-bought cake mix is topped with a delicious home-made praline 'frosting' that caramelizes after a few minutes in the oven."
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1 h 30 m servings 380 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 18 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 349 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for a 9x13 inch pan. When done, allow cake to cool and leave in pan. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, flour, butter and egg. Cook over low heat for 3 minutes, or until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla. Spread over cake. Place in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

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  1. 54 Ratings

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My husband loves this cake :~)This is going to be one of my "go to" recipes for a delicious but quick & easy dessert. After reading the reviews I adjusted the steps in making the frosting ~ mixe...

Most helpful critical review

This cake was ok. It came out to heavy. Family said it was just ok. I probably will not make it again.

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My husband loves this cake :~)This is going to be one of my "go to" recipes for a delicious but quick & easy dessert. After reading the reviews I adjusted the steps in making the frosting ~ mixe...

Easy to make. My praline mix never thickened like the recipe stated, so I just spread it over the cake anyway, and it seemed to work fine. I would recommend slightly underbaking the cake. I w...

This was a really nice change from a standard cake with frosting. After a horrible week I realized that I had to make something to bring to a barbecue still. I could have bought something, b...

I took this cake to our weekly potluck at my office. I used a cake mix with pudding in the mix. I only allowed the cake to cool long enough for me to make the topping. I used walnuts because tha...

I always read the reviews, and I also took the advice of others and cut back on the initial baking time. I used a german chocolate cake mix (with pudding in the mix) as my husband doesn't like a...

Used a pudding in the mix good quality yellow cake mix, made as directed, 9x13 greased and floured pan baked for 35 min. Made frosting as directed in recipe seemed runny, poured on hot cake and ...

This is a great recipe - I made it for my family and then brought what was left (not much) for my co-workers. Everyone raved over it. It's very easy to make. You may even want to make more ...

We enjoyed this cake, however, you really need to watch the cooking time or it can become to dry. Next time I think I'll double the topping ingredients and see how it turns out. I only cooked it...

I tried this recipe recently and found it to be extremely easy and quick to prepare. The taste was very good and appealed to all my family. The only small drawback was that I found that the ...

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