Sock It To Me Cake

A sliced sock it to me bundt cake where you can see the filling

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This easy Sock It to Me Cake recipe is made completely from scratch. You’ll love this tender yellow bundt cake with a ribbon of cinnamon, brown sugar and toasted pecans through the center. The whole thing is finished with a simple vanilla glaze!


For the Cake

  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2½ cups granulated sugar
  • 6 large eggs room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

For the Pecan Filling

  • 1½ cups chopped pecans toasted
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

For the Glaze

  • 2½ cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 5 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Prep your tools. Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a 14-16 cup Bundt pan.

Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. This takes about 2 minutes.

Add eggs 1 at a time. Stirring until well combined on the lowest speed.

Add salt and half of the flour. Stir until well combined on the lowest speed.

Add sour cream and vanilla. Stir until well combined.

Add remaining flour. Stir until well combined.

Begin assembling your cake. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.

Make the filling. Using a small bowl, combine the toasted pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle mixture evenly on top of batter. Spread remaining batter evenly on top of pecans.

Bake for 85-90 minutes. Or until a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

Cool. Let cake cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing it onto a cooling rack until completely cool.

Add the glaze. Whisk confectioner’s sugar with milk and vanilla extract until smooth. Spoon glaze over cake.

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