Orange-Pecan Angel Food Cake

Orange-Pecan Angel Food Cake
Servings: 12 Prep 15 mins Cool 1 hr 30 mins Bake 350°F 45 mins to 50 mins


  • 2/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 box (18.25 ounces) angel food cake mix
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine pecans, sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon, orange rind and orange extract in medium-size bowl.

3. Prepare cake mix according to package directions, beating in large bowl at medium-high speed. Spoon half of batter into ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Sprinkle nut mixture around top of batter in a band, without touching pan sides or tube of pan. Top with remaining batter.

4. Bake in 350 degree oven 45 to 50 minutes or until crust is golden and cracked, looks dry and is firm. Hang pan upside down on heatproof glass bottle until cool, about 1-1/2 hours. Loosen edges of cake and remove from pan.

5. Stir together confectioners sugar and milk in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over top of cake. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 241, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 47, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 325, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.