Saturday, January 23, 2016

Butter Pecan Cake



Ingredients
Cake
⅔ cup butter +3 tbs
1-1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
⅔ cup milk
1-1/2 tsp vanilla
1-1/3 cup chopped and toasted pecans

Butter Pecan Frosting
2 tbs butter
3 cups xxx sugar
3 tbs milk
¾ tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350◦
  3. To toast the pecans: Melt 3 tbs butter, put in a baking pan. Stir in pecans.
  4. Bake the pecans for 10 minutes. Set aside.
  5. In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Add eggs
  7. Add baking powder and salt.
  8. Slowly add the flour alternating with the milk.
  9. Stir in vanilla and 1 cup of the pecans.
  10. Pour the cake batter in into two greased and floured round pans.
  11. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

  1. Frosting
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add milk and vanilla until creamy & smooth.
  4. Stir in remaining pecans.
  5. Frost the cake.

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