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Apple Butter Pecan Cake

from Better Homes and Gardens
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ⅓ cups Slow Cooker Apple Butter recipe link above
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Recipe Vanilla Icing

Vanilla Icing

  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1-2 tbsp warm water to reach drizzling consistency

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Grease a 10" fluted tube pan
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the first seven ingredients (through cloves)
  • In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds
  • Gradually add both sugars, beating on medium speed until combined.
  • Beat in the eggs, apple butter and milk just until combined
  • Add flour mixture, beating on low just until combined.
  • Stir in pecans.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched and a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan, on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan; cool on rack for 15 minutes or more. Drizzle with icing and cool completely.