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Sock it to Me Cake II

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"Use a cake mix to get a jump start on making this rich, pecan-filled cake with a butter icing."
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Ingredients

servings 466 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Mix together the cake mix and eggs. Fold in the sour cream. Mix in the vanilla, 1 cup sugar, oil and pecans.
  2. Pour half of batter into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Combine the ground cinnamon and brown sugar. Sprinkle over the batter. Pour the other half of the batter over top.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes.
  4. To make Icing: Bring to a boil 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1 cup sugar, buttermilk and baking soda. Prick cake all over with fork and pour hot icing on cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 466 calories; 26.1 g fat; 56.8 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 323 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Well I guess I'll Get the Negative Out Of the Way First..I Used a 10 inch Bundt Pan, I Like the Sock it to Me in a Bundt..It Wasn't Enough Room for Cake to Rise and this Cake Rises Very Well.. S...

Most helpful critical review

Made note of the other reviews and decided to only add 1/3 cup sugar but was still way too sweet.

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Well I guess I'll Get the Negative Out Of the Way First..I Used a 10 inch Bundt Pan, I Like the Sock it to Me in a Bundt..It Wasn't Enough Room for Cake to Rise and this Cake Rises Very Well.. S...

A "sock-it-to-me" cake was requested by a co-worker as a special treat. Having never heard of it before. I asked him what the ingredients were. This recipe came the closest to what he describ...

This cake was very moist and delicious. It was a big hit at a family gathering. The only problem I had was with the icing. It soaked into the cake and before pouring the rest of it the butter...

I made this cake for one of my desserts for Thanksgiving. It was delicious! It was moist and had great flavor. However, after reading the previous reviews, I decided not to use the hot icing ...

Wonderfully MOIST, buttery, sweet....What more could you want in a cake? My husband and I loved it, fighting over the last piece! This is a great cake and I recommend it to anyone who loves ci...

SO good that my co-workers were fighting over the last pieces! GREAT cake and very easy to make.

I was nervous about making this recipe, but, it was delicious- supermoist. The only thing I changed was the glaze: I used 1c. powdered sugar with 4tbsp whole milk. Scrumptious!

I made this cake for our family's Christmas yesterday. Oh my goodness! It was such a huge hit!!! Super moist, delicious, great flavors that get even better if you let them rest overnight. I ...

I tried the recipe again. This time I eliminated all the sugar in the batter. The sweetness in the cake mix alone was more than sufficient. I'm giving 5 stars for taste, texture and presentat...