Sunday, December 5, 2010

Mini Pumpkin Pecan Orange Soaked Cakes

Here is a recipe I found on the

 and it was really good. I also plan on making some for holiday gifts too. I love homemade baked items during the holidays, from friends and family. I also love to bake and give them to friends and family myself. Merry christmas Y'all

Mini Pumpkin Pecan Orange Soaked Cakes


  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) spice cake mix
  • 1 can (15 oz.) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs


PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease and flour two 6-cake mini Bundt pans. Sprinkle nuts over bottom.

COMBINE cake mix, pumpkin, vegetable oil and eggs in large mixer bowl. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds or until blended. Beat for 4 minutes on medium speed. Spoon about 1/2 cup into each mold.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cakes comes out clean. Remove from oven. With back of spoon, carefully pat down dome of each cake to flatten. Let cool in pans for 5 minutes. Invert cakes onto cooling rack(s). Poke holes in cakes with wooden pick. Spoon a tablespoon of Orange Syrup over each cake. Allow syrup to soak in. Cool completely before serving or wrapping for gifts.

1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons water and 2 teaspoons grated orange peel in small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons orange juice.

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