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Butter Pecan Layer Cake Recipe

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Butter Pecan Layer cake

Enjoy a bit of this amazing cake. This is good for homecoming



2 cups chopped pecans

1 cup softened butter

2 cups sugar

4 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup whole milk

Pecan Frosting  ( View Pecan Frosting Recipe Here)


Combine pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan.

Stir and bake at 350°C until toasted. Set aside.

Cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy in a large bowl.

Add 1 egg at a time and beat well. Then add in vanilla.

Combine the flour, baking powder and salt.

Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in 1-1/3 cups of toasted pecans.

Pour into 3 greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.

Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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