BUTTER PECAN CAKE

Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

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Catherine Bayliss

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@Baylissc

Can use store bought vanilla frosting or make from scratch.

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

Ingredients

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  • 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.

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About BUTTER PECAN CAKE

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




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