Swedish Nut Cake served in a yellow Dansk 9 xx 13 baking pan and 2 serving plates with vintage silverware.

Old Fashioned Swedish Nut Cake Recipe with Video

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: Dessert Recipe
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Swedish



Swedish Nut Cake Recipe Ingredients

Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients


Directions to make Swedish Nut Cake

  1. Preheat the oven and prepare a 9 x 13 inch baking pan by greasing it with solid shortening or butter and then dusting well with flour.
  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt together.
  3. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and crushed pineapple to the bowl and mix well.
  4. Fold the chopped pecans into the cake batter well.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 F. degrees oven for 25 to 35 minutes or until the center is set.
  6. Remove the cake from the oven and allow it to cool for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Once the cake has cooled spread the Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting over the cake. (Frosting recipe below)
  8. Chill cake for an hour before cutting and serving.

Directions to make Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting recipe for Swedish Nut Cake

  1. In a large mixing bowl beat well the softened cream cheese and butter.
  2. Next add half the sugar and the vanilla extract and beat well. Scrap the bowl and add the remaining powdered sugar. Beat for 1 minute on high.
  3. Fold the chopped pecans into the frosting.
  4. Set aside until the cake is ready to be frosted.


  • Serving Size: 1 Slice
  • Calories: 395
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