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chewy cakes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Penny Benner
Blythewood, SC

My fellow quilter Willa would bring these to guild meetings when it was her turn. I made them one day for my husband and he has been addicted ever since. Of course everyone one else loves them as well.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For chewy cakes

  • 4
    large eggs, well beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 tsp
    maple extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    pecans, coarsely chopped
  • powdered sugar, optional

How To Make chewy cakes

  • 1
    Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Put the pecans in another bowl and set it aside.
  • 3
    Mix first five ingredients together in a medium saucepan. Cook on medium heat a couple of minutes, not long, stirring constantly until well blended. Remove from heat and stir in flour and pecans.
  • 4
    Bake for 30-45 minutes. Place on wire rack to cool. Cut into pieces and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired. ENJOY!

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