Praline Mini Cakes

Family and friends will go crazy for mini cakes! Toffee bits add sweet flavor and crunch.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Cakes

1
box yellow cake mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup toffee bits

Glaze and Garnish

1/4
cup butter (do not use margarine)
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons corn syrup
2
tablespoons milk
1
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup toffee bits
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Generously grease and lightly flour 12 mini fluted tube cake pans or 12 jumbo muffin cups (do not spray with cooking spray).
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Fold in pecans and 1/2 cup toffee bits. Divide batter evenly among mini pans.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and milk. Heat to rolling boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently; remove from heat. Immediately beat in powdered sugar and vanilla with whisk until smooth. Immediately drizzle about 1 tablespoon glaze over each cake; sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon toffee bits. Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Mini Cake
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    45g
    45%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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