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Butter Pecan Chocolate Chip Cake with Nutmeg Frosting

This easy cake is made with a cake mix. You won't spend hours in the kitchen for this one, but your guests will think you made it from scratch!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: butter pecan cake, cake mix recipes
Servings: 1 cake
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 Super Moist Butter Pecan Cake Mix
  • 1 package (3.4 ouncevanilla instant pudding and pie filling
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 stick butter or margarine melted
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup nuts chopped (I used walnuts)
  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips

Nutmeg Frosting:

  • 1 can rich and creamy vanilla frosting or cream cheese frosting
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg


  • In a large bowl mix cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, margarine, and water. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Spread batter in a sprayed 9 x 13 inch pan. Sprinkle butterscotch chips over batter. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

Frosting Instructions:

  • Put frosting out into a glass dish or pitcher. Add vanilla flavoring and nutmeg. Microwave on high about 30 seconds. Remove and mix well with wire whisk. Pour over cake. Add more nuts on top if desired.