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Sock-It-To-Me Cake

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Ingredients

Streusel Filling:
1 package Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Butter Recipe Golden cake mix, divided
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped pecans
Cake:
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan. For Streusel Filling, combine 2 tablespoons dry cake mix, brown sugar and cinnamon in medium bowl. Stir in pecans; set aside. For Cake, combine remaining cake mix, eggs, sour cream, oil, water and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Pour 2/3 of batter into pan. Sprinkle with streusel filling. Spoon remaining batter evenly over filling. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 25 minutes. Invert onto serving plate, cool completely. For Glaze, combine powdered sugar and milk in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over cake.

Janice Sue Klawon
Rock Island



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