BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Catherine Bayliss

By
@Baylissc

Can use store bought vanilla frosting or make from scratch.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
six pieces - six people
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2-3/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1-1/4 dash(es)
    soft butter cut in pieces
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 can(s)
    vanilla frosting

How to Make BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Place pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  7. Stir in 1-1/3 cups of toasted pecans.
  8. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.
  9. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  10. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  11. Stir in remaining toasted pecans into a can of vanilla frosting. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake.

Printable Recipe Card

About BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American




Leave a Comment

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chocoholics rejoice! 27 Blue Ribbon chocolate cake recipes that will make all your chocolate dreams come true. We suggest adding a gallon of milk to your grocery list today.