Caramel Pecan Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 55mins
YIELD: 12-14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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