Bite into a cake made with this delicious pecan filling and get a taste of true southern sweetness. Make it ahead and chill for up to 7 days.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2008

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prep:
15 mins
cook:
12 mins
chill:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 27 mins
Yield:
3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a 3-quart saucepan until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly; boil 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat.

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  • Whisk in pecans, butter, and vanilla. Place a sheet of wax paper directly on surface of mixture to prevent a film from forming; chill 4 hours.

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