Butter-Pecan Cake Recipe

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Butter-Pecan Cake
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  1. Prepare frosting; cover and chill. Place white chocolate in a bowl. Pour boiling water over white chocolate; stir until smooth. Set aside, and let cool.
  2. Grease 3 (9 ) round cakepans; line with wax paper. Grease and flour wax paper. Set aside.
  3. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating after each addition until blended. Stir in white chocolate and vanilla.
  4. Combine buttermilk and soda. Add flour to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Mix at low speed after each addition until blended.
  5. Beat egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  6. Bake at 350° for 20 to 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Spread Butter-Pecan Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Garnish, if desired. Store cake in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3694.63 Kcal (15469 kJ)
Calories from fat 2390.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 265.65g 409%
Cholesterol 1294.72mg 432%
Sodium 1984.22mg 83%
Potassium 1157.53mg 25%
Total Carbs 295.16g 98%
Sugars 289.56g 1158%
Protein 45.83g 92%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 3%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 4mg 22%
Calcium 800.8mg 80%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 321.44 Kcal (1346 kJ)
Calories from fat 208.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.11g 409%
Cholesterol 112.64mg 432%
Sodium 172.63mg 83%
Potassium 100.71mg 25%
Total Carbs 25.68g 98%
Sugars 25.19g 1158%
Protein 3.99g 92%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 76%
Iron 0.3mg 22%
Calcium 69.7mg 80%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 96
  • 105

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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