How to make it

  • Cake:
  • In a large mixing bowl,cream butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  • 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. Mix well after each addition.
  • Stir in extracts.
  • Pour batter into three greased and floured 9" round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans for 10 minutes then turn out onto wire cooling rack.
  • Cool completely.
  • Filling:
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of sugar into a large,heavy saucepan. Place over medium heat and cook,stirring constantly,until sugar melts and syrup turns light brown.
  • Combine remaining sugar,milk,egg,and salt. Stir in butter.
  • Stir mixture into carmelized sugar. Mixture will lump up at first but will smooth out as it cooks.
  • Cook over medium heat,stirring constantly,until mixture reaches 230 degrees. About 15-20 minutes.
  • Cool 5 minutes then beat until mixture reaches spreading consistency.
  • Spread over top and between cake layers. Do not frost sides.
  • Frosting:
  • Cream butter at medium speed.
  • Gradually add sugar alternately with half-and-half.
  • Beat until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla
  • Frost sides of cake.
  • Press toasted pecans into frosting.
  • Suggestion:
  • Garnish top with pecan halves and butterscotch morsels.

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  • reesecake 3 years ago
    Well, did anyone actually bake it? Was it good?
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  • zanna 6 years ago
    Great post...adding to birthday club group.Thanks,have a great day.
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    swafaa ate it and said...
    yummy.......... this is a must try thanks
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  • ahmed1 6 years ago
    Thanks for a great posting...
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    magali777 ate it and said...
    sounds really delicious!
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    lenora ate it and said...
    I was already signed out when I saw this recipe on home page. I had to sign back in to print it out. This is a keeper.
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    I agree it sounds great, thanks for sharing, you also have my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    I printed this out! sounds great!!
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