Butter Pecan CakeFrom auntybea 7 years ago
- 3 tbsp. butter shopping list
- 1 1/3 cup pecans - chopped shopping list
- 2/3 cup butter, softened shopping list
- 1 1/3 cup sugar shopping list
- 2 eggs shopping list
- 2 cups flour shopping list
- 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder shopping list
- 1/4 tsp. salt shopping list
- 2/3 cup milk shopping list
- 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla (vanilla bean would be marvellous in this cake) shopping list
- Frosting: shopping list
- 3 tbsp. butter, softened shopping list
- 3 cups icing sugar shopping list
- 3 tbsp. milk, plus 1 tsp. milk shopping list
- 3/4 tsp. vanilla shopping list
- Reserved toasted pecans shopping list
How to make it
- Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
- Melt 3 tbsp. butter in a 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Stir in pecans and bake at 350 F for 10 minutes. Cool.
- Cream softened butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy and sugar is dissolved. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
- Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla and 1 cup pecans, reserving remaining pecans for frosting.
- Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9 " cake pans. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Do not over-bake this cake or it is dry. Cool layers in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.
- Spread top and sides of cooled cake with butter pecan frosting (cream cheese icing is delicious too).
- Cream butter; add sugar, milk and vanilla, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in reserved toasted pecans.
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yum ........auntbea this looks fabulousminitindel in THE HEART OF THE WINE COUNTRY loved it
I agree, this looks and sounds fabulous. I'll be making this without a doubt. You've got my 5chefmeow in Garland loved it
This looks wonderful. I have to make a cake for a Tea at Church. I believe this will be the cake.
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