husband's favorite almost homemade cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lana Bade
from Goshen, NJ

I created this cake with things I had on-hand one day,now EVERYONE requests it!So easy,tastes so great!

Ingredients For husband's favorite almost homemade cake

  • 1 box white or yellow cake mix.
  • vegetable oil.
  • 3 large eggs
  • water
  • almond extract/1 1/2 tsps. and 4 oz. chopped pecan pieces
  • 1 pk. toffee chips/with chocolate or plain/1/2 of bag
  • frosting:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp.pure vanilla extract
  • about 4 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 2-3 ounces of pecans
  • 1/2 of the package left of toffee chips
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How To Make husband's favorite almost homemade cake

  • 1
    Follow the directions on cake mix box using the 3 eggs etc..
  • 2
    Add the almond extract into above,stirring in well.
  • 3
    Mix 1/2 package in of toffee chips by hand,gently folding them in.
  • 4
    Mix in 4 ounces chopped pecans.
  • 5
    Bake according to package ingredients in a 9X10 cake pan,or 2 round 9 inch pans.
  • 6
    Cool completely before icing!
  • 7
    FROSTING:
  • 8
    Cream together butter and cream cheese together well. Add the vanilla extract. Slowly,add the confectioner's sugar till creamy,but not too loose..
  • 9
    Completely ice the cooled cake, .
  • 10
    In a small food processor,add remainder of bag of toffee chips,chop till crumbly,fine chopped. Add about 2-4 ounces pecans,process till chopped finely.
  • 11
    Mix toffee chips and chopped pecans well in a bowl. TOP THE ICING ALL OVER.
  • 12
    Garnish with whole pecan halves if desired!
  • 13
    SO UNIQUE AND FLavorfull,yet so easy to make.tastes like a bakery confection!

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