Delicious Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake – SO Easy to Make!

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Did you know your slow cooker can be used for more than a weeknight meal? You can use your slow cooker to make a delicious slow cooker dessert like this Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake!

You’ll wind up with a moist and light cake with the butter pecan flavor bursting in each bite paired with tender pears throughout. Best of all this recipe requires only a few simple ingredients. It’s a very affordable and satisfying treat you can make for your family or guests any time of year.

Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake

We love this cake year round. During the summer it’s a great way to bake a cake without having to turn on the oven and heat up the whole house.

Magic truly happens in the slow cooker when this cake begins to cook. The flavors blend so well and you’ll enjoy serving the very rich and flavorful cake for a special event or for a “just because” dessert.

Even if making desserts isn’t your specialty, you will find this cake is foolproof to make.

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Parchment paper comes in handy to line the slow cooker to prevent sticking and makes it easy to get your cake out when it is done cooking. Also if your local store doesn’t carry Butter Pecan cake mix, you can buy it online, which is super convenient!




Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake


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First off you want to start by lining your slow cooker with parchment paper. Then grab a bowl and make the cake as directed on the back of the box and pour into the slow cooker.


Drain and dice up your pairs and put them all over the top of the cake. Turn the slow cooker on high and cook for two hours.

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Let your cake cool in the slow cooker in the OFF position for 5 minutes before you take out. Then place on a cooling rack and allow to cool completely. Once cooled, remove the parchment.  Top with a dollop of whipped topping and serve.

Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake

5 from 8 votes

Slow Cooker Butter Pecan Pear Cake

Just three simple ingredients to a moist and flavorful cake made right in your slow cooker. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 Butter Pecan Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Canned Pears (chunks)
  • Whipped Topping (optional)


  1. Spray the inside of the slow cooker bowl. Line the bowl with parchment paper.

  2. Prepare the cake mix according to the box instructions. Pour into the bowl of the slow cooker.

  3. Drain and cut the pears into bite-size chunks. Drop the pears into the batter in random spots.

  4. Cover and cook for 2 hours on high. Uncover and turn the cooker off and let the cake sit for 5 minutes in the slow cooker. 

  5. Then lift it out of the cooker bowl by the parchment paper. Let it sit with the paper around it until completely cool.  

  6. Remove the paper, cut and enjoy with a dollop of whipped topping!


  1. This is the easiest cake recipe I ever saw. Great treat to prepare when you have sudden guests 🙂

  2. This looks absolutely beautiful! What a texture! I’ve never had a successful cake in the slow cooker, but would love to master it! I’ve been having a love affair with pears lately and I need to try this!

  3. This cake looks amazingly spongy ! Love that the recipe is so simple. Love the butter pecan flavors. This is such a nice recipe t o have on hand for impromptu celebrations. Thank you for sharing !

  4. Oooh, this looks SO good! Would love to try this. Yum Yum Yum! Is good food and this looks like one of the BEST! Thank you for a great recipe!

  5. I have always been curious to try making dessert in the slow cooker – what a great way to “bake” without heating up the house! And butter pecan paired with pear!? Amazing combination!

  6. Christina Almond says:

    Wow…this is so super easy but also unique! Butter pecan and pear combined sounds delish!

  7. Audrey Stewart says:

    I am going to make this on Tuesday, my day off. Looks yummy!

  8. Bernie Wallace says:

    I like pears and I like cake. It looks like an interesting recipe. I am curious how this cake tastes.

  9. Sounds delicious! Thank you for the recipe

  10. Derek Miller says:

    This looks delicious, I can not wait to try it!

  11. Bernie Wallace says:

    I’ve never tried to make this cake before. It looks delicious. I might try to make it at my next family event.

  12. shelly peterson says:

    What a delicious looking dessert. I like that its an easy recipe.

  13. I love cooking in my slow cooker. It is so simple and yummy. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  14. Janice Wright says:

    This looks really yummy, and as a bonus, easy!

  15. kathy pease says:

    This looks so yummy and I will have to try out the recipe 🙂

  16. donna porter says:

    This looks like a recipe for me because sounds delicious and easy to make.

  17. I did know it was possible to make a cake in a slow cooker but I’ve never tried it. This recipe looks very yummy.

  18. Tammy Catterton says:

    I have to say this recipe looks interesting to try for sure love pears thanks

  19. Brianna Cavins says:

    I love everything about this recipe but mainly the slow cooker part!! Gonna have to try!

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