BUTTER PECAN POUND CAKE

  • Ingredient :

1½ cups finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon plus 2½ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
4 large eggs, warmed to room temperature
3 large egg yolks, warmed to room temperature
Glaze:

2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans

  • Directions:

In a small mixing bowl, combine the chopped pecans with 1 tablespoon flour. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of the pecans in the bottom of the prepared pan. Set rest of pecans aside.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine 2½ cups flour, baking powder, and salt; sift or whisk together to mix. Set aside.

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