Toasted Butter Pecan Cake

Recipe by Courtly
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small heavy skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter.
  • Add pecans; cook over medium heat until toasted, about 4 minutes.
  • Spread on foil to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and remaining butter.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  • Beat just until combined.
  • Fold in pecans.
  • Pour into three greased 9 inch round baking pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, in a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat in enough milk to achieve spreading consistency.
  • Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake.
  • Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Store in the refrigerator.
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