Heat Level: Mild
Category: Dessert, Holiday/Seasonal - Christmas

  • 1 + ½ cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 (15.25 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix without pudding
  • 1 (5.1 oz.) pkg. vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup amaretto liqueur
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 jar of Rustlin' Rob's Amaretto Peach Pecan Preserves
  • 2 tsp water
  1. Sprinkle 1 cup pecans into bottom of a well-greased and floured 10-inch tube pan; set aside.
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, water, amaretto liqueur, and almond extract in a mixing bowl. Beat on low speed of an electric mixer until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Increase speed to medium, and beat 4 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup pecans.
  4. Pour batter into prepared tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 10-15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.
  5. Pour preserves into a microwavable bowl and heat for 30 seconds then stir in water and microwave for 15 seconds more then slowly pour glaze over top of cake and serve.

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