uncle johnny's texas pecan cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Barbie Petty
from Parkland, WA

My Uncle Johnny, one of my mother's brothers, sent us this recipe in the '70s. It's a Texas treat I hope you'll enjoy!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves A small Texas posse
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For uncle johnny's texas pecan cake

  • 6
    eggs - separated
  • 1 lb
    brown sugar
  • 1 lb
    margarine or butter
  • 4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 8 oz
    glazed cherries
  • 8 oz
    glazed pineapple
  • 3-1/2 Tbsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 lb
    shelled pecans
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How To Make uncle johnny's texas pecan cake

  • 1
    Cream together brown sugar and margarine or butter. Add egg yolks. Reserve egg whites for Step 5.
  • 2
    Dredge fruit in 2 cups of the flour.
  • 3
    Mix baking powder and remaining two cups of flour, and add to sugar and egg batter.
  • 4
    Stir in fruit mixture from Step 2.
  • 5
    Beat egg whites to a soft peak and fold in.
  • 6
    Pour into either a prepared 13 x 9 pan or Bundt pan, sprayed with cooking spray.
  • 7
    Bake at 225 degrees for 3 to 3-1/2 hours, considering not all ovens were created equal. ;)
  • 8
    Enjoy a big ol' hunk of Texas goodness with a large dollop of your favorite vanilla ice cream. Mmm-mmm good! ;)

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