This is a rich and delicious three-layer cake that is studded with toasted pecans. Between the layers is a rich and creamy buttercream icing, with more pecans sprinkled in. A lovely special occasion cake.
This is a wonderful cake. I made it for my dad's birthday and everyone loved it. I frosted it with a caramel frosting (butter, brown sugar, conf. sugar)- the one listed didn't look very interesting to me. It was a perfect combination. - 17 Apr 2000 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This turned out great. I'm a wedding cake designer and I will use this recipe again and again. If overbaked the cake can be a lil dry otherwise I really recomend the cake. Thankyou for sharing this one. - 31 Jul 2006 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I Looove this cake. I make it a lot...I am a cake decorator and once someone samples this cake..it becomes their go to cake for anything!! The only changes I suggest..for a lighter, more airy texture is to use self-rising flour and omit the backing powder...or use cake flour...i believe 1 cup AP flour = 1 cup + 1 TB of cake flour. Anyways...great cake!! I looove it with a caramel filling and butter frosting or caramel icing too...yummm~! - 19 Mar 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)