Chocolate Pecan Bundt Cake
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Moist yellow bundt cake with a swirl of chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Cake is then topped with a chocolate glaze and more pecans for a cake that's delicious and pretty.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  • 1 butter-recipe yellow cake mix
  • 1 small box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1½ cups chopped pecans, divided
  • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 T butter
  • 1 T light corn syrup
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bundt pan.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine cake mix, pudding, sour cream, eggs, oil and applesauce. Mix on medium speed 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Gently spread ⅓ of the batter in pan; sprinkle with ½ of the chocolate chips and ½ cup of pecans. Repeat. Top with remaining ⅓ batter.
  4. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 to 10 minutes in pan and then invert onto a serving plate. Cool completely.
  1. Combine ingredients in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 30 to 45 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until completely melted. Do not overcook!
  2. Spread or pour warm glaze over top of chocolate cake and let drizzle down the sides. Top with remaining ½ cup pecans.
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