Pecan Pound Cake


This easy recipe makes a wonderfully moist pound cake with plenty of butter and pecans.

1 - 9 or 10 inch tube Pan


  • 1 ½ cups butter

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 5 eggs

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon butter flavored extract

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time beating after each one.

  2. Blend in the flour, vanilla extract, butter extract and pecans. Pour into a greased and floured bundt or tube pan.

  3. Bake in a preheated 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven and remove cake from pan right away, cool then sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
27g Fat
46g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 119mg 40%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 82mg 2%

* 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.