Toasted Butter Pecan Cake Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Butter18 Tablespoon, softened, divided (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons Butter)
 Chopped pecans2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Vanilla extract2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cream cheese11 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, One 8 Ounce, One 3 Ounce)
 Butter2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), softened
 Confectioners sugar6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Milk frosting1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 12640 Calories from Fat 6020

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 695 g1069.2%

Saturated Fat 302.8 g1514.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2095 mg

Sodium 3154 mg131.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1541 g513.5%

Dietary Fiber 39.3 g157.3%

Sugars 1191.3 g

Protein 115 g229.6%

Vitamin A 312.3% Vitamin C 5.6%

Calcium 155.8% Iron 173.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a small heavy skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter.
Add the pecans; cook over medium heat until toasted, about 4 minutes.
Set aside to cool.
In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and remaining butter until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in the vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
Beat just until combined.
Fold in 2 cups reserved pecans.
Spread cake batter evenly into three greased and waxed paper-lined gin.
Round baking pans.
Bake at 350 degrees 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 remaining pecans.
Store in refrigerator.