18-ounce yellow cake mix (without pudding)
1 package vanilla pudding (instant)
1/2 cup water
1 cup Chateau Grand Traverse Late Harvest Riesling (divided)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/4 pound butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
Line bottom of greased 10-inch tube pan with chopped pecans. Blend boxed cake mix, pudding, water, 1/2 cup wine, oil and eggs with mixer and pour into pecan-lined tube pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
Mix and boil for 3 minutes: butter, sugar and 1/4 cup of water. Remove from heat, add remaining 1/2 cup of wine. Pour this mixture over hot cake and leave in pan 30 minutes before turning out.