Nelda Carnley Recipe

Butternut Cake

By Nelda Carnley BamaNama


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Nelda's Story

I have had this recipe for about 30 years, I can't even remember where I got it from. This is my husband and my favorite cake.

Ingredients

1 c
crisco
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
self rising flour
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
butter nut flavoring
FROSTING
1-(8) oz
cream cheese, softened
1 stick
butter
1 box
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
butter nut flavoring
1 c
chopped nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar, crisco and eggs. Add 1 cup of all purpose flour and beat, add rest of ingredients and beat until well mixed. Pour into 2 or 3 greased and floured cake pans.(Depends on how thick you want the layers) Bake at 350 degrees for about 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool on wire racks 10 minutes in pans the turn onto rack and completely cool.
2
Frosting: Cream butter and cream cheese, add sugar and flavoring, beat until mixed. Stir in pecans.

About this Recipe

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

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21 Comments

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Mar 19, 2011 - Nelda Carnley shared this recipe with discussion group: CHATTERBOX
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Bea L. BeachChic
Feb 25, 2011
Thanks, Nelda, I'll check out the website for the flavoring.
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Feb 25, 2011 - Nelda Carnley shared this recipe with discussion group: CHATTERBOX
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Nelda Carnley BamaNama
Feb 18, 2011
www.shopbettys.com, it is called van.butter and nut flavoring. It comes in a 8 oz. bottle which will last a long time.
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Bea L. BeachChic
Feb 18, 2011
Nelda, what's the website name that you order yours from?