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Pecan Praline Pound Cake

Pecan Praline Pound Cake

  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 mins
  • Yield: 16 1x


This Praline Pecan Pound Cake is a delicious, moist, and nutty cake that you will enjoy al year long. Try this Praline Pecan Pound Cake today.


  • 4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 ½ c. sugar
  • 10 eggs, room temperature
  • 4 c flour, sifted
  • 1 ½ tbsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ c. pecans, finely ground
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1 c. lite brown sugar, packed
  • 5 tbsp. Butter
  • ¼ c. milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. Bourbon
  • 1 ½ c. powdered sugar
  • ¾ c. pecans, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 325 Degrees.
  2. Pulse the pecans in a food processor until finely ground. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, add the butter and blend the butter until creamy. Add the sugar and blend until fluffy. Begin to add the eggs one at a time. Once all eggs are added, add the flour and ground pecans and mix until blended.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and buttermilk. Pour into a well sprayed bundt pan and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour and 25-30 minutes on middle rack in the oven. Once finished baking, set aside and allow to slightly cool and then turn to a cooling rack or serving plate and allow to finish cooling completely.
  5. To make the topping: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and add the brown sugar and milk and stir. Bring to a boil over medium heat and allow to boil for a minute. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract, bourbon, and whisk powdered sugar until smooth. Allow cooling for 5 minutes.
  6. While the glaze is still loose, pour on top of pound cake. Allow the icing to set and serve.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 90 mins
  • Category: Dessert