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This is excellent for Christmas morning.

Ingredients

1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 box plain yellow cake mix
1 box vanilla instant pudding
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup water
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
Glaze:
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle chopped nuts in the bottom of a greased bundt pan. Mix cake mix, pudding mix, oil, water, eggs and vanilla with an electric mixer. Batter should be thick and smooth. Put 1/3 of batter in the pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 of the cinnamon/brown sugar mixture. Repeat, ending with the batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 58-60 minutes. Place the pan on a rack for 20 minutes. Take out of pan and cool on rack for 30 minutes. Prepare glaze. Spoon over cake top. Drizzle down the sides and center.

Marty Hines
Silvis




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