Uncle Johnny's Texas Pecan Cake Recipe

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Uncle Johnny's Texas Pecan Cake

Barbie Petty

By
@sweetiekat57

My Uncle Johnny, one of my mother's brothers, sent us this recipe in the '70s. It's a Texas treat I hope you'll enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
A small Texas posse
Cook:
3 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6
eggs - separated
1 lb
brown sugar
1 lb
margarine or butter
4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
8 oz
glazed cherries
8 oz
glazed pineapple
3-1/2 Tbsp
lemon extract
1 lb
shelled pecans

Step-By-Step

1Cream together brown sugar and margarine or butter. Add egg yolks. Reserve egg whites for Step 5.
2Dredge fruit in 2 cups of the flour.
3Mix baking powder and remaining two cups of flour, and add to sugar and egg batter.
4Stir in fruit mixture from Step 2.
5Beat egg whites to a soft peak and fold in.
6Pour into either a prepared 13 x 9 pan or Bundt pan, sprayed with cooking spray.
7Bake at 225 degrees for 3 to 3-1/2 hours, considering not all ovens were created equal. ;)
8Enjoy a big ol' hunk of Texas goodness with a large dollop of your favorite vanilla ice cream. Mmm-mmm good! ;)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy