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Kentucky Pecan Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlis Sears Smith
Added: Monday, May 16, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups flour,
2 cups sugar,
2 1/2 T. cinnamon,
4 egg yolks,
1 1/2 cups oil,
1 cup applesauce,
2 T. hot water,
1 cup pecans,
4 egg whites,

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 7 ingredients in order listed. Beat until smooth, stir in pecans. Beat egg whites until stiff, fold in batter. Pour in ungreased 10 inch tube
pan bake 350 degrees F. for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Sprinkle with 10 xxxx sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 - 10 inch cake

 

 

 

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