Chocolate-Pecan Cake

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by SouthernBell2627

This recipe is from "Woman's World" magazine,February 28, 2006. The picture of the finished project looked delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3 (16 ounce) cans white frosting
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, grated
  • pecan halves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat two 9-inch round cake pans with cooking spray.
  3. Prepare cake mix according to package directions; stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
  4. Divide batter between pans; sprinkle with remaining chips.
  5. Bake 30 minutes on until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Combine 1 cup frosting, grated chocolate, and remaining chopped pecans.
  8. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate; spread with frosting mixture.
  9. Top with remaining cake layer; spread top and sides with remaining frosting.
  10. Garnish with pecan halves.

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