Sponge Cake with Pecan Topping

Susan Fisher

By
@librarylady

This simple cake is outrageously good! My mom got it from a friend of our family and I inherited it from her. Enjoy!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

2
eggs
1 c
sugar
1/2 stick
butter
1/2 + 1/8 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
flour
1 pinch
salt
1 tsp
baking powder (heaping)

PECAN TOPPING

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
pecans, in pieces
1/2 stick
butter
5 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Cake:
Beat eggs and sugar at low speed. Melt margarine, then add 1/2 + 1/8 cups of milk and the vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and fold into egg and milk mixture. Mix well.
Grease and preheat 13 x 9 inch pan, then pour in mixture and bake 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees. Cool cake completely before topping.
2
For Topping:
Melt butter in small saucepan. Add brown sugar, pecans, and milk and stir until sugar is melted. Pour over cooled cake, then place cake under broiler for 4-5 minutes, watching carefully to prevent burning.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy