Sock It to Me Cake

Recipe by Mary Lord
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12-16
YIELD: 1 cake


  • 1
    (18 ounce) package butter recipe cake mix or (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 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 -2
    tablespoon milk


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