Apple Pie Spice Cake

Recipe by Kathy228
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 13
  • 1
    cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    (18 ounce) spice cake mix
  • 1
    (21 ounce) can apple pie filling
  • 23
  • 3
    medium eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1
    tablespoon oil


  • Preheat oven 350°F and grease a 10" springform cake pan and set aside.
  • In a separate small pan, melt butter; then stir in brown sugar and nuts.
  • Pour pecan mixture into bottom of cake pan. This will be the top of the cake.
  • By hand, mix cake mix, pie filling, sour cream, eggs, and oil until well-blended.
  • Carefully pour over nut mixture and spread evenly.
  • Bake 45 minutes to one hour. Oven temps vary so check cake after 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto cooling rack.
  • Release spring and remove sides and bottom of pan.
  • If some pecan topping sticks to the pan, replace it on the cake.
  • Garnish with whole pecan halves.