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BUTTER PECAN CAKE RECIPE YUMMY



ingredients

1-1/4 cups butter softened divided
3 teaspoons baking powder
3-2/3 cups chopped pecans
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups sugar
1 cup milk
5 eggs
frosting or purchase
9 to 9-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 can (6 ounces) evaporated milk
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup butter softened

directions

place pecans and 1/3 cup butter in a baking pan bake at 340° for 25-30 minutes or until toasted stirring frequently set aside
In a large bowl cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition stir in vanilla combine the flour baking powder and salt add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk beating well after each addition stir in 1-1/3 cups of toasted pecans
pour into three greased and floured 9-in round baking pans bake at 340° for 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean cool for 12 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely
for frosting cream butter and confectioners’ sugar in a large bowl add milk and vanilla beat until smooth stir in remaining toasted pecans spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake yield: 15-20 servings

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