Caramel Pecan Cake

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Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
1 hr 30 mins

this is a recipe given to me by an elderly neighbor...have not made it myself..but sure enjoyed hers!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. cream butter, add sugar and fresh lemon juice.
  2. cream until light and fluffy --
  3. add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. combine baking soda to sour cream; sift flour twice with salt.
  5. turn mixer onto low speed and alternately add sour cream and flour to batter.
  6. add flavorings --
  7. pour batter into a greased and floured bundt or tube pan.and bake at 325* for 1 1/2 hours.
  8. to prepare icing:.
  9. in a heavy saucepan, mix 2 cups sugar, beaten egg, butter and milk --
  10. put on low fire and let come to a slow boil --
  11. in a small black iron skillet, melt remaining 1/2 cup sugar and let cook until brown and runny.
  12. add this to sugar mixture and continue to cook until the temperature reaches the soft ball stage.238*.
  13. you must cook this slowly to prevent the milk from scorching.
  14. remove from fire and let cool slightly.; then add salt and flavorings.
  15. beat until icing reaches a spreading consistency.
  16. ice on cooled cake.
  17. sprinkle top with chopped pecans.