Nannie's Butter Pecan Cake

Nannie's Butter Pecan Cake

My grandmother use to make this for me all the time when I was little. Love it!
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine pecans and 1/4 cup butter in a baking pan.
  2. Step 2

    Bake pecans in the preheated oven until toasted and fragrant, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Step 3

    Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Step 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. Step 5

    Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a fluted tube pan (such as Bundt®).
  6. Step 6

    Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Step 7

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour.