Apple Pecan Cake


The perfect fall or holiday dessert sure to impress your guests! Thanks Sean V.!


  • 1/2 c soft butter
  • 2/3 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 c buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • Pecans
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Desert bbq rub.
  • 6-7 gala apples
  • Baking Spray
  • Cast Iron pan


  • Slice apples, put aside.
  • Whip soft butter, brown sugar and maple extract in mixer.
  • Add egg and mix until smooth.
  • Add remaining dry ingredients, mix lightly.
  • Add remaining wet ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Spray cast iron pan with baking spray.
  • Place cake batter into pan.
  • Layer in sliced apples.
  • Place pecans in cake.
  • Brush with melted butter.
  • Shake on bbq rub.
  • This was cooked on a smoker at 400. For aprox. 30 minutes.


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