When a big cake is just too much cake this Pecan Pie Snack Cake is the perfect size! Packed full of pecans, it has a great flavor and so easy to make!
5 Ingredients, one bowl and you have yourself a tasty little snack cake. Perfect for a small family or three back to back DVR’d episodes of Downtown Abby! It is a dense cake and you will notice it uses no levelers like baking powder or baking soda.
This will make Mr. Laughing Spatula’s top ten – he loved this cake…. and I’ll tell you a little secret…it’s a muffin recipe that I turned into a cake! Why? Because I love cake! But, if you prefer a more portable cake, you can pour this batter into muffin tins and have Pecan Pie Muffins. Hows that for versatile?
You can turn this Pecan Pie Snack Cake recipe into 12 muffins…so versatile!
Actually, now that I think about it, you could probably turn any muffin recipe into a snack cake? Holy Cow, that just gets my food obsessed brain chugging along on a snowy sunday morning!
Love snack cake?….you might want to try Lemon Raspberry Snack Cake as well.
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 cup chopped pecans and several left whole for garnish
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2/3 cup melted butter
- 2 eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cover 9 x 9 cake pan with non stick spray
Mix all ingredients except whole pecans and pour into cake pan
Top with whole pecans
Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean