Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks


This Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread is fantastic! The perfect dish to take to any event and I promise you will come home with an empty pan. The taste is wonderful and it will go with just about any meal. Yes it is sweet, but not in an overwhelming way. It would be the perfect side for pulled pork barbecue. 

Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread Simple Ingredients:

White Sugar

Brown Sugar


Cooking Oil


Self Rising Flour


Chopped Pecans

As you can see these are such easy ingredients, but put them together and you have a delicious bread. This isn’t a loaf pan bread, it is made in a 9X13 and is cut into squares. The top of this bread forms a bit of a crust and the center is nice and fluffy. This bread could easily be a dessert dish too. It is very versatile but one thing is for sure it is delicious! This recipe is definitely a keeper.

If you love easy recipes, this one is for you! No mixer needed, you mix everything with a spoon!

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Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread

Judy Yeager
Delicious sweet bread your family will love!
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 10 servings


  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 with nonstick spray.
  • Stir together sugar, eggs, butter, and oil.
  • Mix in flour, vanilla, and pecans.
  • Bake for 30-35 min until tests done.
  • Let cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
Keyword Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread
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  1. Could this be baked in a loaf pan?

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      I have never seen this bread baked in a loaf pan, honestly, I don’t know if that would work well.

  2. Kim. Billhimer says:

    This will become my m[ring sweet with coffee.Love pecans5 stars

    1. Oh yum, will make again 5 stars

  3. Noreen Thompson says:

    This was so good, served it with vanilla ice cream, new family favorite.5 stars

  4. Julie Dixon Clark says:

    Where I’m from, we call it cornbread cake. We love it.5 stars

  5. I made this yesterday for our Sunday dinner! Oh my goodness..this is delicious! Definitely a keeper. Keep up the good work ladies..your recipes are all winners. Love your magazine too!5 stars