Chocolate Pecan Cake

13
Teresa Edwards

By
@Lovepsalm150

I love desserts and chocolate! This cake is so delicious, I have made it several times for pot lucks and other functions. Never a piece left : )

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a cake! It's a moist and soft chocolate cake with a caramelized pecan icing. Pouring the icing over the warm cake makes it irresistible. This should definitely be served warm so the gooey frosting is at optimal gooeyness. Grab a glass of milk and enjoy. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 can(s)
    Hershey's chocolate syrup, 16 oz
  • FOR CHOCOLATE FROSTING:

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Chocolate Pecan Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan.
  2. For the cake: Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in another bowl.
  5. Add to creamed mixture, continuing to beat.
  6. Add vanilla and chocolate syrup to batter and mix well.
  7. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Just before cake is done, prepare frosting.
  8. For the frosting: Put butter, chocolate chips, sugar and evaporated milk in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Stirring ingredients together, boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and nuts.
  10. Pour over warm cake.

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About Chocolate Pecan Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collections: Father's Day Chocolate...



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