Pecan Pie Cake

Recipe by Reddyrat
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Mix together cake mix, melted butter, and 1 egg. Blend for 1 to 2 minutes. The batter will be very thick - more like cookie dough. Reserve 2/3 cup of batter.
  • Pat remaining batter in bottom of 13x9 inch pan.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until crust is light brown and puffs up. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minutes. Leave the oven on.
  • Mix together reserved batter, corn syrup, brown sugar, remaining 3 eggs, and vanilla. Blend on low for 1 minute. Scrape down sides of bowl with a spatula. Mix at medium speed until well combined and blended. There will first be little chunks of the cake mix batter. Mix well until those chunks disappear.
  • Fold in pecans and chocolate chips.
  • Pour mixture on top of partially cooked batter and smooth it out with a spatula. Return pan to oven.
  • Bake cake until edges are brown but cetner is still a bit soft - 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cook on a rack for 30 minutes.