Chocolate Pecan cake

Teresa Edwards

By
@Lovepsalm150

I love desserts and chocolate! This cake is so delicious, I have made it several times for pot Lucks and other functions, never a piece left : )


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Ingredients

1 stick
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/8 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 16 ounce can(s)
hershey's chocolate syrup

FOR CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

1 stick
butter
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
sugar
1/3 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
3/4 c
chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.
For the cake: Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl. Add to creamed mixture, continuing to beat. Add vanilla and chocolate syrup to batter and mix well. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Just before cake is done, prepare frosting.

For the frosting: Put butter, chocolate chips, sugar and evaporated milk in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Stirring ingredients together, boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and nuts. Pour over warm cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate