Real Texas Pecan Bread Part 1 of 4 Recipe Video

Ramona Werst shares her recipe for Real Texas Pecan Bread and shows how to make it.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings8
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


For filling
 Pecans1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon
For bread
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vanilla bean paste/Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Oil spray2 Dash
For frosting
 Powdered sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Whole milk2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 221

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.4%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.3 mg

Sodium 373.7 mg15.6%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 41.3 g

Protein 6 g11.7%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C 0.34%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place the pecans. Toast in a 350 degrees F preheated oven until toasted.
2. Take out the pecans in a bowl and reserve 2 tbsp. for topping.
3. Into the remaining pecans, add in the sugar and cinnamon. Mix well and set aside.
4. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan with oil spray and set aside.

5. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
6. In a stand mixer, cream together sugar and butter.
7. Stir in the eggs and vanilla bean paste, one at a time.
8. Add in flour mixture in 3 batches, alternatively with milk.
9. Pour 1/3rd of the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle half of pecan mixture over the batter. Followed by half of bread batter and spread that with a spatula. Sprinkle remaining pecan mixture and top that with remaining batter. Make a swirl effect with spatula.
10. Bake in oven for 60 minutes.
11. Meanwhile prepare frosting – in a bowl, mix together powdered sugar and milk.

12. Drizzle the frosting over the bread and spread evenly. Let it sit for 30 minutes.

13. Slice the bread and serve with tea or coffee.

Editors Review

Want to learn how to make amazingly delicious Cinnamon and Pecan Bread? It is a good side dish as well as dessert and is sure to please everyone's taste buds. Follow Ramona Werst's 4 part video on baking the perfect bread. In Part 1, she details the procedure to make the cinnamon and pecan mixture, the most important addition.