Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F
  • Grease and flour or sugar a 10 inch tube pan.
  • Line cake pan with wax paper for easy removal later.
  • Sprinkle the pecans on the bottom of the cake pan.
  • Mix together flour, salt and baking soda in another bowl. Set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light & fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time, then add flavorings(vanilla and/or orange extract).
  • Add flour mixture alternately with the sour cream.
  • Pour the batter over the pecans in the prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  • Let cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
  • Run a butter knife around edges for easier removal of cake.
  • Invert cake on a plate and remove the wax paper.
  • Nuts that were once on the bottom are now on top.
  • Prepare the glaze and drizzle over warm cake.
  • Sprinkle chopped pecans over cake.
  • Take picture so you'll remember what it looks like since it will go quickly!
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  • Rubymania 4 years ago
    can I use oil instead of butter?
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    " It was excellent "
    andiecooks ate it and said...
    sounds very rich and delicious, definetly on my bookmark list!!! love good moist pound cakes!
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    " It was excellent "
    lanabade ate it and said...
    High 5 again! I make one simular with self-rising flour and cream cheese,but will try this one too.Thanks1
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    " It was excellent "
    grumpybaker ate it and said...
    Noticed you sugar your pan for some cakes also. Like seeing original photos too. ^5 from this old grump!
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    " It was excellent "
    je_suis_cindy ate it and said...
    This looks like one to try! Yum!
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    " It was excellent "
    cajunspices66 ate it and said...
    HIGH FIVE, AWESOME JOB!
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    " It was excellent "
    gapeach55 ate it and said...
    Sounds absolutely sinful.Love it!
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    " It was excellent "
    choclytcandy ate it and said...
    this looks amazing
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    What a lovely cake, Jett! I wish I had seen this a few months ago when I was looking for something to make with pecans. Your recipe sounds so good and I can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing this one. Its a Keeper!
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  • moss52 6 years ago
    Oooooooooweeeee! Thanks! :O)
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    A fave added to FFF!! Luscious!! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    wow........this looks delicious&rich........
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    This is absolutely FABULOUS Jett! A+A+A+
    flagged as beautiful!! :) ^^^^^5
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  • fizzle3nat 6 years ago
    Looks and sounds delicious! Will try!
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    " It was excellent "
    littlemissey ate it and said...
    Hi, Your cake was a hit at my family cookout. I just wanted to say thanks for posting such a good recipe. Ruthie
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    " It was excellent "
    littlemissey ate it and said...
    Wow, sure looks good. Saving this one.
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  • kimberry 6 years ago
    Nice recipe makes my mouth water looking at the beatiful pictures! I give you a 5 Thanks:)
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    " It was excellent "
    toleliz ate it and said...
    Here's a double 5-to you Jett cause the recipe sounds great and also for your determination to get it right!! and to your daughter for getting up early to take the pictures. :-)
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    " It was excellent "
    chacha ate it and said...
    EXCELLENT pound cake recipe and thanks so much Jett for sharing it. I am more than happy to give you a 5 fork rating ;)
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    " It was excellent "
    pelo2000 ate it and said...
    Yes it would bring lot's of WOW.
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