HONEY BUN CAKE – The Southern Lady Cooks

Print Friendly, PDF & Email


Honey Bun Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

This recipe for Honey Bun Cake is one you will make for friends and relatives over and over again.  My family can’t get enough of this cake.  I promise it will be gone before you know it.  Make it for breakfast to go with coffee or as a snack with milk anytime.  Keeps well in a cool place or refrigerated and can be heated in the microwave or eat it cold.  I think this is one of my all time favorites. This is great to make for breakfast if you have guests.

Honey Bun Cake Ingredients Needed:

Yellow cake mix without the pudding in the mix




Almond extract

Pecan or walnut pieces

Brown sugar

Ground cinnamon

Cooking spray for pan


Topping or Icing Ingredients Needed: 

Powdered sugar


Vanilla extract

I am asked to make this cake every year for Thanksgiving, we enjoy it for breakfast with coffee while the rest of the food cooks. This cake is so simple to make and you can throw it together in no time. Such a family favorite and I know your family will love it too!

Recipe Feedback: “This cake is awesome, we have made it 3 times in one week. Oh did I forget to tell you it is the easiest cake to make,that I have ever made and I have made a lot of cakes.” – Shirely

“I have made this DELICIOUS CAKE a lot and it always disappears fast..very easy to make as well..” – Ricky

“I honestly was shocked at how wonderful this cake was! I made it for Thanksgiving and plan to make another one for Christmas! Thank you for sharing such easy and delicious recipe.” – Jane

Honey Bun Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Are you reading our digital magazine, Front Porch Life? It’s full of great new recipes, country living, fantastic people, southern charm, cooking tips and so much more. We send it directly to your email so you can start reading, cooking and relaxing immediately! This is our premium content not found on our website. Join 1000’s of others today and start enjoying our magazine! 

Follow us on Instagram! 

Honey Bun Cake

This Honey Bun Cake is wonderful for breakfast with coffee or to serve for dessert. Would be perfect for brunch!

Prep Time15 mins

Cook Time40 mins

Total Time55 mins

Course: Breakfast, Dessert

Cuisine: American

Keyword: Honey Bun Cake

Servings: 1 cake

  • 1 box yellow cake mix without the pudding in the mix
  • 12 tablespoon butter or 1 1/2 sticks melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup pecan or walnut pieces
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Cooking spray for pan

Topping or Icing

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 or 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Combine yellow cake mix, melted butter, eggs, buttermilk and almond extract and mix with mixer. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish and pour in the cake batter. Combine nuts, brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of cake batter and swirl into cake batter. (I just use a knife and kind of swirl it throughout the batter) Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cake cool.

Don’t Forget to Pin our Honey Bun Cake!


If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for French Toast Casserole.

© The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder.



Source link

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply

Nasawa Enterprises
Enable registration in settings - general
Compare items
  • Total (0)