Neiman Marcus Cake Recipe | Little Luna

Neiman Marcus Cake Recipe | Little Luna

A delicious and rich cake with a delicious crust and creamy batter, buttery and addictive! Neiman Marcus cake is the perfect dessert for any occasion.

We love such simple and delicious cakes! Other favorites include our simple chocolate cake and white Texas pancakes.

Why is it called Niman Marcus Cake?

Honestly, no one really knows why. For some people, they are called Texas gold bars, or even slimy butter cakes. We do have slimy butter cakes on our website. Although they are similar, Neiman Marcus cakes are different.

Today’s cakes have pecans, coconuts, and a bottom layer that is more like a cake/bar (hence sometimes called “Neiman Marcus Bar”). Fortunately, it is delicious, as delicious as our slimy butter cake.

If you want to make a simple rich and decadent dessert-this is a try! But don’t say we didn’t warn you that it is addictive!

How to make Neiman Marcus cake?

This delicious cake is really simple!

Crispy. In a large bowl, mix the yellow cake mixture, softened butter, chopped pecans, coconut and eggs, and start making the crust. Pour it into a greased 9Ă—13 pan and spread evenly.

Batter. Use a hand mixer to mix powdered sugar, cream cheese, eggs, and vanilla. Pour this on the crust.

bake. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes (or until the top is slightly browned). Let it cool completely before serving.

Recipe FAQ

Can I use other flavors of cake flour? This recipe is suitable for the classic Neiman Marcus cake made with yellow cake flour. However, you can easily change it and use any flavor of cake mix. Chocolate cake, red velvet cake and carrot cake are all good choices.

How to store it? Due to the cream cheese layer, these bars need to be covered and stored in the refrigerator. They should last up to a week.

you can also freeze This recipe. Wrap each piece with plastic film and store them together in a sealed, freezer-safe container. Label and freeze for up to 3 months.

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Course dessert

American cuisine

Preparation time 7 minutes

Cooking time 35 minutes

Total time 42 minutes

12 servings

Calories 485 kcal

Author Little Luna


  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 c butter softened
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 3 eggs


  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Mix the components of the crust and spread them in a 9×13 spray pan.

  • Stir all the other ingredients together. Pour the batter on the crust and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. The top should start to be a bit brown.

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