Texas Pecan Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan or bundt pan.
  • Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Sift 3 1/2 cups flour and baking powder together, reserving 1/2 cup flour.
  • Gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with lemon extract, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Beat well after each addition (the batter will be quite thick).
  • Dredge pecans and raisins in remaining 1/2 cup flour; stir into batter.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 1 3/4 hours or until cake tests done with a toothpick.
  • Cool in pan 15 minutes.
  • Turn out onto cooling rack and let cool completely before serving.
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