Paula Deen's Spicy Cinnamon Cake

READY IN: 1hr 7mins
Recipe by Redneck Epicurean

This is a very simple, but oh so delightful spice cake. I saw Paula make this on her show and since I love Love LOVE cinnamon, had to make one. I did already have everything on-hand because I use spice cake mixes for my gingerbread men. I always stock up at the holidays when they're on sale. Next time you need a coffee cake, serve this one!

Top Review by Charlotte J

So moist so good! I put some whole pecans in the bottom of the pan before I put the batter in. It looked nice when I took it out of the pan. In step 5 the sugar mixture did not stick to the top/bottom of the cake very well when turned out. Next time I may try raw sugar and put it in the bottom of the pan before the batter goes in. My cake was done in 50 minutes. Made for *Cake a Thon in Memory of Chef I Am* 2007

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10-inch tube pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, instant pudding, sour cream, eggs, and corn oil and beat together well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and pecans.
  4. Pour half of batter into prepared pan and sprinkle with sugar mixture, reserving a little to sprinkle on top.
  5. Pour the rest of batter into pan and sprinkle with the rest of sugar mixture.
  6. Bake 1 hour. Let cool and remove from pan.

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