What Goes With A Butter Pecan Cake???????

Baking By susies1955 Updated 19 Sep 2008 , 9:12pm by farmom3

susies1955 Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 3:37pm
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I was wondering what filling I would use and what flavor of Butter Cream would go well with a Butter Pecan Cake???????
Thanks!
Susie

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Texas_Rose Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 3:44pm
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I just made the world's best butter pecan cake for my birthday. I used the WASC recipe, but used a butter pecan cake mix, a tablespoon of vanilla, no almond flavoring, and I replaced 1/4 cup of the water with Maker's Mark. You could use any bourbon though, that's just what kind I had on hand.

I filled it with chocolate buttercream (made by mixing 3 squares of bittersweet chocolate, melted, with about 2 cups of Indydebi's crisco-based buttercream) and then frosted it with plain, vanilla buttercream.

It tasted amazing.

I've made it also with Jack Daniels instead of the Maker's Mark, and with vanilla buttercream, and it was excellent then too.

Mandica12182 Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 4:07pm
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I make butter pecan icing or Caramel icing when I make butter pecan cake. I use the butter pecan coffee creamer and ice cream carmel sauce for the icing I mix it in bettercream or buttercream wichiever I have on hand.

levinea Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 7:36pm
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I pair butter pecan cake with a honey-vanilla icing.

michellenj Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 10:13pm
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Caramel Icing.

susies1955 Posted 11 Sep 2008 , 8:10am
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WOW, I never got notification of any replies. Thanks girls! Everything sounds yummy.
Appreciate your help,
Susie

susies1955 Posted 11 Sep 2008 , 8:11am
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Oh and Happy Birthday Texas_Rose!
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lanibird Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 8:22pm
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I'm a little late, but my family's favorite it butter pecan cake with this caramel filling http://www.cakecentral.com/cake_recipe-4053-Caramel-Filling.html and chocolate SMBC.

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Lightningale21 Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 8:42pm
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I'm also a little on the late side, but I made a pecan cake with orange cornmeal ( I know, sounds weird but is delicous) filling and a maple buttercream. Was Great. thumbs_up.gif

farmom3 Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 8:57pm
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I never make a butter pecan i love the idea thanks
how can I find a good recipe???

TJCanadian Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 9:03pm
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I just made a maple SMBC that goes great with spice cake, I bet it would go great with butter pecan.

susies1955 Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 9:07pm
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farnazmom3 I just used the Butter Pecan cake mix.
I ended up just putting BUTTER flavoring in my buttercream and used that for a filling and the icing. IT was great but I plan to use these suggestions that I got now that I "KNOW" what to use.
Susie

farmom3 Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 9:12pm
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thank you so much Susie.
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