Pecan Cajun Cake Recipe

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Zack Published: February 9, 2021 Modified: July 4, 2021
Pecan Cajun Cake Recipe

How To Make Pecan Cajun Cake

Delightful and easy to make, this pecan cajun cake is filled with crushed pineapples, then finished off with a sprinkle of a tasty sweet pecan topping!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour



For Cake:

  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 15ozpineapple,(1 can) crushed
  • cupswhite sugar
  • 2eggs,beaten
  • tspbaking soda
  • 1pinchsalt

For Topping:

  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • ¾cupevaporated milk
  • ½cupmargarine
  • 1cuppecans,chopped
  • 1tspvanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Grease an 11×14-inch baking dish.


  1. Mix the flour, pineapple, 1½ cups of white sugar, eggs, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Pour into the prepared baking dish.

  2. Bake in the preheated oven for about 40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.


  1. Combine the 1 cup of sugar, evaporated milk, and margarine together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil for 1 minute.

  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir the pecans and vanilla extract into the sugar mixture.

To Assemble:

  1. Pierce the top of the cake with a toothpick and spread the pecan topping over the cake.


  • Calories: 308.32kcal
  • Fat: 11.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.18g
  • Trans Fat: 1.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.82g
  • Fiber: 1.39g
  • Sugar: 35.33g
  • Protein: 3.82g
  • Cholesterol: 23.42mg
  • Sodium: 194.05mg
  • Calcium: 44.53mg
  • Potassium: 116.54mg
  • Iron: 1.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 17.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.00mg
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