Butter Pecan Coffee Cake


Monday, February 16th 2015, 5:11 pm
By: News 9


Butter Pecan Coffee Cake

1 butter yellow cake mix, batter prepared according to the package

1 cup graham crackers crumbs

1 stick butter, melted

1/2 cup pecans

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Vanilla Glaze topping:

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk or water

1 teaspoon vanilla

To make the glaze simply pour all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir till smooth.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare the butter cake mix according to the package instructions. Pour half of the cake mix into the baking pan and spread covering the bottom. Bake for 10 minutes. While the cake is pre-baking, in a small bowl combine the graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, cinnamon, melted butter and pecans till a crumbles are formed. Remove the cake from the oven and sprinkle half of the crumble mixture over the cake and then add the other 1/2 of the cake batter spreading over the top and then finishing with the rest of the crumbles on top. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cake is cooked through and a light golden brown. Allow the cake to cool for 15 minutes before drizzling the vanilla glaze over the top. Cut into 12 pieces and serve.