I made my husband a birthday cake! This flavor was my sons idea. 🙂


1 Duncan Hines Butter Pecan Cake Mix (bake in 2- 9″ rounds)

1 cup chopped pecans (for top)

Icing Recipe: Yields 1  3/4  cup

4 oz. cream cheese
1/2 c. (1 stick) butter
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 lb. confectioner’s sugar
2 – 4 Tbsp. milk (according to desired consistency)

Place cream cheese and butter in the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat on low speed until combined.

Add vanilla. Gradually add confectioner’s sugar.

Scrape down beater and bowl. Add milk slowly while beating. Continue beating on medium speed until icing is smooth.

Cake Recipe:

Pre-heat oven 350*

Bake cake as package directions, let cool

Ice cake with icing

Top with pecans

Eat and Enjoy! 🙂