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Praline Pecan Cake
"Southern Pecan Praline Cake is a delicate cake packed with brown sugar, cream cheese and pecans. The praline icing gives it a royal touch. If you like pecans and praline and Bundt cakes, you have to try this amazing cake. This cake is simple to assemble, and the pecans in every bite with praline icing makes it wonderful. The crumb is moist and decadent. With some simple easily available ingredients in the pantry you can work on this cake batter, pour it in any of the bundt cake pans of your choice and bake it in about an hour. "
Preparation Time1 hr 40 min
Cooking Vessel Size12 '' Bundt Pan
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup pecans (chopped)
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 2 cups brown sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sour cream
Preheat oven to 350 F. On a baking sheet arrange1 cup pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake it at 350 F for about 6– 8 minutes until it is toasted and fragrant. Let the pecans cool.
Reduce the oven temperature to 325 F now. Grease the 12-cup Bundt pan with baking spray.
In a bowl, add butter and cream cheese and beat until it is creamy. Add brown sugar and blend for another 1-2 minutes until well-incorporated. Keep adding eggs, one at a time and beat it until the mixture is creamy. Add vanilla and give it a stir.
In another bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk well.
Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture along with sour cream. Beat the batter at low speed just until the mixture comes together. Stir in the pecans.
Pour the batter into the bundt cake and place it in the middle rack of the oven. Bake for 75 minutes or until a tooth-pick comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cake.
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