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Gretchen's Cracker Cake

Yield one 2-layer cake

Ingredients

  • 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 Glaze
  • Lemon slices

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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