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Burnt Sugar Cake Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. boiling water
3/4 c. butter or margarine, softened
2 large eggs, separated
1 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. pecans (4 oz.), chopped and toasted

Directions:
Directions:
In a small heavy saucepan, over medium heat, melt 1/2 c. sugar until caramel in color, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and slowly stir in boiling water until completely blended. Refrigerate to cool. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 and prepare a 9 inch fluted pan with grease and flour. In a large bowl beat butter, 1 1/2 c. sugar, burnt sugar syrup, egg yolks, milk, vanilla, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt on medium speed for 4 minutes. Stir in pecans. In a small bowl, beat egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in butter mixture with a rubber spatula. Pour batter into pan and bake for 50 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and cool completely. Heat remaining 1/2 c. sugar until caramel in color. Sprinkle cake with powdered sugar and spoon caramel on top.

 

 

 

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