Apple Pecan Layer Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

Sweet and spicy cake with brown butter icing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 2 9in cake pans.
  3. In lg bowl mix first 6 ing.
  4. Add applesauce, oil, and eggs.
  5. Blend until moistened.
  6. Beat on hi for 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in pecans.
  8. Pour into pans, bake 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove from pans, cool.
  10. --------frosting-------.
  11. In small heavy saucepan, on med heat, heat butter until light golden brown, stirring constantly.
  12. Remove from heat, cool.
  13. In lg bowl mix powdered sugar, 4 T of the apple juice and the butter.
  14. Beat until well blended.
  15. Add more apple juice as needed to make the right spreading consistency.


Most Helpful

I needed cupcakes rather than the cake so I reduced the baking time by 15 mins and turned the pans halfway through. These had a lovely mild flavour and were well liked by my family. I substituted cream cheese for the frosting as we prefer it over butter cream, so I didn't have the opportunity to try your brown butter icing. Thanks for a lovely recipe.

kabu October 11, 2004

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