Praline Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake
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Praline Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake

I love this Praline Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake. It's soft, springy, moist and fluffy. Smothered in a pecan praline sauce makes it even more rich and decadent.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword cake, caramel, pound cake, pound cake recipe, pumpkin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 slices
Calories 359kcal
Author Paula Jones

Ingredients

CAKE:

  • 2 and ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 15 -ounces pumpkin

GLAZE:

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup pecans

Instructions

CAKE:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray a tube pan with non-stick spray.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • To the bowl of a mixer, cream sugar and oil.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beat wel after each addition.
  • Add pumpkin and vanilla and mix.
  • Slowly add flour and beat on low until it is incorporated.
  • Pour into prepared tube pan.
  • Place tube pan on cookie sheet and bake 75 minutes or until done.
  • Cake is done when wooden inserted into the center of cake comes out clean or with dry crumbs.
  • Allow cake to cool 30 minutes on wire rack before inverting to serving tray.

GLAZE:

  • Toast pecans in a pan on medium until fragrant. Remove from heat.
  • Heat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla, and milk in a sauce pan on medium heat. Stir constantly. When mixture reaches a boil, boil 1 minute exactly. Stir constantly. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners sugar to thicken. Stir in pecans. Pour over slightly cooled cake.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 2436IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg