Super Moist Cinnamon Pecan Cake

December 9, 2019  |  Recipes  |  Written by
The Dollarista

Moist Cinnamon CakeWarm, nutty, cinnamon, and vanilla flavors remind me of winter time! Presenting friends and family with unforgettable homemade sweets is one of my favorite ways to celebrate the holiday season. This short-cut recipe for Super Moist Cinnamon Pecan Cake uses cake and vanilla pudding mix as the base for a melt in your mouth dessert!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bundt Pan
  • Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Electric Mixer (Not Sold at Dollar Tree)
  • Spatula


  • Vanilla or Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1¾-oz. Package of Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • ¼ Cup of Warm Water
  • 1 Cup of Sour Cream
  • ¾ Cup of Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Eggs

Cinnamon Filling:

  • 3 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons of Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons of Cinnamon
  • 1 Cup of Pecans

Streusel Topping:

  • ¼ Cup of Flour
  • ½ Cup of Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Cup of Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Melted ButterMoist Cinnamon Cake

Follow Along Step-by-Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Prepare bundt pan by spraying with non-stick spray.
  2. In the mixing bowl of an electric mixer, add cake mix, pudding mix, warm water, sour cream, 4 eggs, and vegetable oil. Mix on low speed until batter is smooth.Moist Cinnamon Cake
  3. Spread half of cake batter in the bottom of prepared bundt pan.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together all the cinnamon filling ingredients.
  5. Sprinkle with cinnamon filling mixture and spread it evenly.
  6. Add pecans to the top of the mixture.Moist Cinnamon Cake
  7. Top with remaining cake batter and use a spatula to spread evenly.
  8. In another small bowl, mix together the dry streusel ingredients. Slowly mix in the melted butter until it forms a crumble.Moist Cinnamon Cake
  9. Sprinkle top of the cake with the streusel mixture.
  10. Bake for 50 minutes, or until the cake is baked through completely.
  11. Remove cake from oven and cool.
  12. Once cool, slice and serve.Moist Cinnamon Cake

Loving all thing pecan? Try out this delicious recipe for sweet candied pecans!

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