Delicious and Moist Pecan Pound Cake Recipe

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Delicious and Moist Pecan Pound Cake Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
90 mins
Total Time:
110mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 28, 2023

Indulge in the richness of this moist and flavorful Pecan Pound Cake. Made with pecans, this cake is perfect for any occasion. Serve it as a dessert or enjoy a slice with your favorite cup of coffee. The combination of the buttery pound cake and crunchy pecans will leave you craving for more. Try this recipe today and impress your friends and family with your baking skills!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C). Grease and flour a bundt pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the buttermilk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  6. Stir in the vanilla extract and chopped pecans.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared bundt pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  8. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Carefully invert the pan onto a wire rack to remove the cake. Let it cool completely before serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Pecans are native to North America and have a rich, buttery flavor.
  • Pecan trees can live and produce nuts for more than 200 years.
  • Pecan Pound Cake is a popular dessert during the holiday season in the United States.