Sponge Cake with Pecan Topping

1
Susan Fisher

By
@librarylady

This simple cake is outrageously good! My mom got it from a friend of our family and I inherited it from her. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 + 1/8 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder (heaping)
  • PECAN TOPPING

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 5 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Sponge Cake with Pecan Topping

Step-by-Step

  1. For Cake:
    Beat eggs and sugar at low speed. Melt margarine, then add 1/2 + 1/8 cups of milk and the vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and fold into egg and milk mixture. Mix well.
    Grease and preheat 13 x 9 inch pan, then pour in mixture and bake 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees. Cool cake completely before topping.
  2. For Topping:
    Melt butter in small saucepan. Add brown sugar, pecans, and milk and stir until sugar is melted. Pour over cooled cake, then place cake under broiler for 4-5 minutes, watching carefully to prevent burning.

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About Sponge Cake with Pecan Topping

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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