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Nannie's Butter Pecan Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"My grandmother use to make this for me all the time when I was little. Love it!"
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1 h 30 m servings 648
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 tube cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan.
  2. Bake pecans in the preheated oven until toasted and fragrant, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Combine remaining 1 cup butter and sugar in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in flour mixture, alternating with milk and vanilla extract, until batter is smooth. Fold in pecans.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a fluted tube pan (such as Bundt(R)).
  6. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 648 calories; 37.3 72.5 8.9 137 416 Full nutrition

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This is a delicious and moist cake with wonderful texture. I made half the recipe and baked it in a Nordicware 6 cup bundt pan. The baking time was just about the same. This little cake is pe...