Pecan Pie Cake

This is my version of pecan pie cake. Saw this the other day and thought it interesting , so this is what I come up with.


Yellow Cake


Preheat oven to 350 grease and flour 2 9 inch cake pans.

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 tsp. salt

3 tbsp.  fresh baking powder

1 1/2  sticks butter softened

1 cup milk

3 eggs

1 tsp. pure vanilla

 Mix flour, sugar salt and baking powder whish together in mixing bowl ( it helps to incorporate air into the flour for lighter cake)  Add butter and milk beat 1 min. on med speed, add eggs and vanilla beat 1 minute med speed, Pour into 2  9 inch pans that have been greased and floured.

Bake at 350 for around 30 minutes or until tooth pick inserted in middle comes out clean

Pecan Pie

1 stick butter

4 eggs

1 cup sugar

1 tbsp. flour

1 cup white corn syrup

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp. meal

1 cup pecans

Beat egg  with whisk slightly, add sugar, flour , meal and  add syrup, vanilla. stir well and pour into a grease and floured cake pan that  has pie crust cut for just the bottom of pan. pour filling over and bake 350 until done. it is done when middle of pie is set.  about 40 min. Cool run  a knife around the pan edge  to loosen from sides. let cake and pie get cold before trying to put together.

Ganache Icing

3/4 cup milk or heavy cream

8 oz. chopped semi et chocolate  chopped

Pour boiling milk over chopped chocolate and stir until creamy and ice between layers and rest for top.

add chopped nuts on top for garnish.

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