Husband's Favorite Almost Homemade Cake
I created this cake with things I had on-hand one day,now EVERYONE requests it!So easy,tastes so great!
- 1 box white or yellow cake mix.
- vegetable oil.
- 3 large eggs
- almond extract/1 1/2 tsps. and 4 oz. chopped pecan pieces
- 1 pk. toffee chips/with chocolate or plain/1/2 of bag
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1 stick unsalted butter
- 1 tsp.pure vanilla extract
- about 4 cups confectioner's sugar
- 2-3 ounces of pecans
- 1/2 of the package left of toffee chips
1Follow the directions on cake mix box using the 3 eggs etc..
2Add the almond extract into above,stirring in well.
3Mix 1/2 package in of toffee chips by hand,gently folding them in.
4Mix in 4 ounces chopped pecans.
5Bake according to package ingredients in a 9X10 cake pan,or 2 round 9 inch pans.
6Cool completely before icing!
8Cream together butter and cream cheese together well.
Add the vanilla extract.
Slowly,add the confectioner's sugar till creamy,but not too loose..
9Completely ice the cooled cake,
10In a small food processor,add remainder of bag of toffee chips,chop till crumbly,fine chopped.
Add about 2-4 ounces pecans,process till chopped finely.
11Mix toffee chips and chopped pecans well in a bowl.
TOP THE ICING ALL OVER.
12Garnish with whole pecan halves if desired!
13SO UNIQUE AND FLavorfull,yet so easy to make.tastes like a bakery confection!