Gretchen's Cracker Cake

Oxmoor House
one 2-layer cake

Ingredients

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1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup cracker crumbs
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 cup chopped pecans
Lemon slices

Preparation

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, cracker crumbs, and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in lemon extract and chopped pecans.

Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove layers from pans, and let cool completely. Spoon Lemon Glaze between layers and over top of cake. Garnish with lemon slices.

Created date

February 2010