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Butter Pecan Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Gard

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake Ingredients:

2/3 cup Butter
1 1/3 cups Sugar
2 Eggs
2 cups all-purpose Flour
1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2/3 cup Milk
1 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1 1/3 cups Chopped Pecans, toasted, divided

Frosting Ingredients:

3 tablespoons Butter, softened
3 cups Confectioners' Sugar
3 tablespoons Milk
3/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
Stir in vanilla dn one cup of toasted pecans.
Pour batter into two greased and floured 8-inch round baking pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For frosting, cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl.
Add milk and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.
Add additional milk if needed.
Stir in remaining toasted pecans.
Spread between the layers and over the top and sides of the cake.

 

 

 

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