Sock It to Me Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Mary Lord

This most delicious recipe is straight off the back of the Duncan Hines cake mix box, but any good cake mix will do.

Top Tweak by Connie W.

I use Butter Crisco instead of vegetable oil. I just cut it into the cake mix before adding the other ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package butter recipe cake mix or 1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 13 cup vegetable oil
  • 14 cup water
  • 14 cup sugar
  • Streusel Filling

  • 2 tablespoons cake mix (reserved)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon, ground
  • 1 cup nuts, finely chopped
  • Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 -2 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube or bundt pan.
  3. For streusel filling, combine 2 tablespoons cake mix, brown sugar, and cinnamon in medium bowl; stir in pecans.
  4. For cake, combine remaining cake mix, eggs, sour cream, oil, water, and sugar in a bowl.
  5. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  6. Pour two-thirds of batter into pan, sprinkle struesel filling.
  7. Spoon remaining batter over filling.
  8. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cool in pan 25 minutes, and invert onto a serving plate, and then cool completely.
  10. For glaze combine confectioners' sugar and milk in a small bowl.
  11. Stir until smooth, and then drizzle onto cake.

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