Chocolate Honey Bun Cake

Recipe by Pam-I-Am
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (19 ounce) box devil's food cake mix
  • 12
    cup water
  • 23
    cup vegetable oil
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 34
    cup brown sugar, packed
  • 23
    cup pecans, chopped (reserve 1/3)
  • 13
    cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2
    teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 12
    cup chocolate frosting
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Grease bottom only of a 9 x 13 pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  • Beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs and sour cream in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then increase to medium speed for 1 minute. Spread half of the batter in pan.
  • In a separate bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/3 cup of the pecans, chocolate chips and cinnamon; sprinkle over the batter in the pan.
  • Drop remaining batter by spoonfuls evenly over pecan mixture; carefully spread to cover.
  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until top quickly springs back when touched lightly in center.
  • Spread frosting evenly over warm cake (frosting will be very thin.) sprinkle the remaining nuts on top for garnish.
  • Cool completely about 2 hours.
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