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This is a tried and true recipe !! if you want to satisfy your sweet tooth, you cannot go wrong here. This is the way my Mother always made, jut give a shot it won’t fail you !

A pecan butter cake is the perfect holiday cake! It’s full of buttery pecan flavor, has soft, smooth crumbs and is a perfectly moist cake (because dry muffins are the worst). It’s a recipe you’ll definitely want to add to your recipe box! My whole family loves this recipe so much. If it were for them, I’d be making this every day! Give it a shot, you’ll love it!To Make this Recipe You’ Will Need the following ingredients:

 

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Ingredients:

1-1/4 cups butter, softened, divided
2 teaspoons baking powder
2-2/3 cups chopped pecans
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup milk
4 eggs

FROSTING: OR PURCHASE

8 to 8-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup butter, softened

 

Directions:

Place pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 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 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, 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: 12-16 servings

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