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Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Cake

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A cake that's worthy of a celebration is worth making for everyday enjoyment. Indulge yourself!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bourbon/Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chocolate glaze 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking chocolate 1 Ounce (Unsweetened)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 6 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 10-inch angel food cake (tube) pan or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan.
2. In large bowl, beat all Cake ingredients except pecans with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in pecans. Pour into pan.
3. Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
4. In 2-quart saucepan, melt 1 ounce chocolate and 1 teaspoon butter over low heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in powdered sugar and water until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle cooled cake with Chocolate Glaze.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg, Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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