Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

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BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Catherine Bayliss

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@Baylissc

Can use store bought vanilla frosting or make from scratch.


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Serves:

six pieces - six people

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2-3/4 c
chopped pecans
1-1/4 dash(es)
soft butter cut in pieces
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla
3 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
milk
1 can(s)
vanilla frosting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan.
2
Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently; set aside.
3
In a large bowl, cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy.
4
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
5
Stir in vanilla.
6
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
7
Stir in 1-1/3 cups of toasted pecans.
8
Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.
9
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
10
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
11
Stir in remaining toasted pecans into a can of vanilla frosting. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American