Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

A gooey, rich cake for special occasions. The pecans and currants need to be prepared a day ahead and are not counted in the preparation time. Don't worry about the alcohol as it evaporates during the baking process, leaving only delicious flavor. Baking time is approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. The day before making the cake, stir pecans, currants, nutmeg and liquor together; cover and let stand overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 325F and grease and flour a 12 x 8 baking pan.
  3. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
  5. Sift dry ingredients together.
  6. Fold flour mixture and remaining ingredients into batter until well blended.
  7. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until cake pulls slightly away from edges of the pan.
  8. Cool in pan.
  9. Brush with additional liquor, if desired.
  10. Store in an airtight container.

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