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Pralines, Coffee and Cream Cake

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great cake for parties, gatherings, etc. I always get numerous requests for the recipe. Easy to make!"
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1 h servings 570 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9x13 inch cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour one 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, eggs, coffee liqueur and oil in large bowl and mix on medium speed for approximately 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for approximately 25 minutes (may vary). Done when cake springs back to the touch or toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Set aside on cooling rack.
  4. To make pralines: combine butter and brown sugar in small saucepan. Heat on medium to medium high, stirring constantly. Bring to boil for 2 minutes, again stirring constantly. Pour in pecans and remove from heat. Stir, then immediately pour pralines over cake. Cool cake in refrigerator.
  5. To make frosting: combine pudding mix, milk, cream cheese, and nondairy whipped topping, and beat with electric mixer until well mixed. Spread on cake. Ready to serve!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 570 calories; 36.4 g fat; 51.4 g carbohydrates; 5.2 g protein; 74 mg cholesterol; 406 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I can't remember a cake I've made that was such a hit! Everyone asks for the recipe when I make it. No one can guess what's in it. I wouldn't serve it to non-drinkers though. Be sure and cool ...

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The only part of this recipe I used was the cake itself.I think 1 cup of coffee liquor was way to much and it tasted strange and kind of nasty. But maybe if I had also used the toppings and fros...

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I can't remember a cake I've made that was such a hit! Everyone asks for the recipe when I make it. No one can guess what's in it. I wouldn't serve it to non-drinkers though. Be sure and cool ...

What a super cake! I used a butter pecan cake mix and substituted a cup of strong coffee for the coffe liquor (since the last cake I made that called for a cup of it tasted of nothing but booze)...

This is a fabulous cake - outstanding! Very impressive and gourmet tasting! I made it for a gathering, and everyone profusely praised it and wanted the recipe. Absolutely the best, and easy to...

I've made this recipe 4 times now and everyone flips over it. One thing you may want to consider: rather than spreading the frosting on the cake I split it evenly with sewing thread forming a to...

This is WONDERFUL!! I used caramel liquer instead of coffee.....awesome! I used this for gift giving to our employees! I just used two 8x8 cake pans & split the pecan mix and then the topping...

I made this cake with chocolate cake mix and Irish cream. The cake was delicious. The pecan topping, however, tasted grainy. I substituted 1 1/2 cups white sugar melted and caramelized, added ...

I made this for Bosses' Day and took it in. It was a huge hit by everyone who tasted it. Several people have already asked me for the recipe. I changed it a bit by using an 8 oz. container of Cr...

This is a fabulous cake to make when entertaining. Everyone thought it was delicious and wants the recipe. Definitly not for children. mmm...

Oh my! This was one of the best cakes I have ever had! I used a cup of strong instant coffee instead of the liquer and used about 1/3 the amount of pecans (just because they are expensive) and...