Spoon cake batter evenly into 3 greased and floured 8-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire rack.
Spread Cream Cheese-Butter Pecan Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Garnish, if desired.