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Maple pecan butter fancy

January 16, 2022
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Photo by Pickles1
  • Prep time 1 hour
  • Cook time 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Serves 12
Author Notes

Notes of sweet maple, crunchy and smooth pecans make this butter cake out of sight. —Pickles1

What You'll Need
  • Butter cake
  • 3 cups All purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Unsalted softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons Maple syrup
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 4 Eggs
  • Filling and frosting
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 cups Confectioner sugar
  • 2 cups Chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven 350. In a large bowl sift flour and add baking powder and salt. Whisk together till mixed.
  2. In another bowl cream together butter and sugar. Continue adding two eggs at a time until mixed. add vanilla and maple syrup and mix thoroughly.
  3. Combine flour mixture and milk slowly mixing into butter mixture until smooth.
  4. In greased and floured round tins pour battery evenly. Bake 45 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. *cool completely before construction
  5. In a mixer cream softened butter and poder sugar until fluffy. Beat in milk, Mable syrup, vanilla until smooth and spreadable.
  6. Take half of buttercream and add 1 cup chopped pecans. *Save the rest of pecans for center of top cake decor.
  7. Spread nutty frosting evenly on first cooled cake round. Place second cake round on top. Spread regular buttercream on top. *With a piping bag you can add decor with different tip. In center add chopped pecans

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