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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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