Caramel-Nut Pound Cake

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 593


1 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 (1-pound) box brown sugar
5 large eggs
3 cups sifted, all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 cup chopped, butter-roasted pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk


Preheat oven to 325°. Cream butter and shortening until fluffy. Add sugar and brown sugar one cup at a time. Add eggs one at a time. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with evaporated milk and water. Add vanilla and nuts. Pour into greased and floured tube pan. Bake 1 1/2 hours. Cake may be frosted or served plain.

Cream butter and confectioners’ sugar; add pecans. Add vanilla and enough milk for consistency desired. Spread over warm cake.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 593
Calories from Fat: 274

This Caramel-Nut Pound Cake recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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