Carrot-Pecan Butter Cake

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Butter and flour a bundt pan.
  • Sift 2 ¾ cup flour, baking powder and all the spices into a bowl.
  • Combine milk and vanilla in a separate bowl.
  • Beat butter on high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add sugar in 2 additions, beating 2 minutes between each addition.
  • Add brown sugar; beat a further 2 minutes.
  • Add 3 of the yolks; beat another 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining 2 yolks and 3 of the whites; beat 4 minutes.
  • On low speed, beat in flour mixture in 3 additions and milk mixture in 2, beginning and ending with flour.
  • Stir in carrots and pecans.
  • Beat remaining 2 whites until foamy, add pinch of salt; continue beating until firm, not stiff, peaks form.
  • Fold carefully and thoroughly into cake batter.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake in lower third of oven for 55 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle with icing sugar.
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