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Ramona Werst shares her recipe for Real Texas Pecan Bread and shows how to make it.
Ingredients
For filling
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
For bread
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla bean paste/Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil spray 2 Dash
For frosting
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole milk 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and place the pecans. Toast in a 350 degrees F preheated oven until toasted.
2. Take out the pecans in a bowl and reserve 2 tbsp. for topping.
3. Into the remaining pecans, add in the sugar and cinnamon. Mix well and set aside.
4. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan with oil spray and set aside.

MAKING
5. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
6. In a stand mixer, cream together sugar and butter.
7. Stir in the eggs and vanilla bean paste, one at a time.
8. Add in flour mixture in 3 batches, alternatively with milk.
9. Pour 1/3rd of the batter into the prepared loaf pan and sprinkle half of pecan mixture over the batter. Followed by half of bread batter and spread that with a spatula. Sprinkle remaining pecan mixture and top that with remaining batter. Make a swirl effect with spatula.
10. Bake in oven for 60 minutes.
11. Meanwhile prepare frosting – in a bowl, mix together powdered sugar and milk.

FINALIZING
12. Drizzle the frosting over the bread and spread evenly. Let it sit for 30 minutes.

SERVING
13. Slice the bread and serve with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Texas
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Want to learn how to make amazingly delicious Cinnamon and Pecan Bread? It is a good side dish as well as dessert and is sure to please everyone's taste buds. Follow Ramona Werst's 4 part video on baking the perfect bread. In Part 1, she details the procedure to make the cinnamon and pecan mixture, the most important addition.

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