A delicious nutty cake sweetened with choc chips and mixed spice.



  • 200 g pecans

  • .75 cup dark choc bits

  • .25 cup brown sugar

  • 1 tsp mixed spice


  • 150 g butter

  • .75 cup caster sugar

  • .25 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup almond meal

  • 1 cup self-raising flour

  • .5 tsp bi-carb soda

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 3 eggs


  • 1.

    To make pecan mix, finely chop pecans in a food processor.

  • 2.

    Combine pecans with choc bits, sugar and spice.

  • 3.

    Beat butter and sugars to a cream.

  • 4.

    Add eggs and beat again.

  • 5.

    Add almond meal, flour, bi-carb and sour cream

  • 6.

    Spread half the batter in a 25cm spring form tin that has been lined and greased

  • 7.

    Scatter over half of the nutty mix then the remaining batter. Top with the remaining nutty mixture

  • 8.

    Bake for 60 minutes in a moderate oven until just firm.

  • 9.

    Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Dust with icing sugar and cut into wedges, serve warm with double cream.

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Posted by Report
Thanks SO much for posting this recipe. I used to make it then lost the recipe, and have been craving it. I do appreciate you sharing this.
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
mmmm.. yummy yummy .. this really seems delllicious.. I'll try it and let u know ..
Posted by jackicamReport
Oh Honeypot! This looks DELICIOUS! YUM! My kind of cake! I'd have to substitute the pecans for some other nut because I'm allergic, but I can imagine crunching into this with a cup of coffee! Thanks for posting : )