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Pecan Upside-Down Cake

This easy cake will quickly become a family favorite. It's delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pecan Upside-Down Cake
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks



  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecan pieces

Ingredients for Cake:

  • 1 1/3 cups baking mix Bisquick, Jiffy Baking Mix
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Melt butter in oven in a 9 inch round cake pan. Stir brown sugar into melted butter in pan. Arrange pecans over butter and brown sugar. Whisk together the baking mix and white sugar in a mixing bowl. Add buttermilk, egg and vanilla extract. Stir well with a spoon. Spread over the pecans.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until center tests done when stuck with a fork or toothpick. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes to cool before taking out of pan. Makes 1 nine inch round cake.