Butternut Pecan Cake with Classic Buttercream Frosting

Butternut Pecan Cake with Classic Buttercream Frosting
18 Ingredients
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cut into chunks, plus more for buttering the pans
  • 16 ounces all-purpose flour (about 3 1/2 cups plus 3 tablespoons)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 22 ounces granulated sugar (about 3 cups plus 2 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup egg whites (from about 10 large eggs)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tablespoons milk
Nutrition
996
50% daily value
10 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

66% 43

Saturated

116% 23

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 14

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

48% 143

Carbs (net)

- 141

Fiber

8% 2

Sugars

- 106

Sugars, added

- 82

Protein

26% 13

Cholesterol

33% 100

Sodium

21% 514

Calcium

27% 266

Magnesium

9% 36

Potassium

7% 328

Iron

15% 3

Zinc

11% 1

Phosphorus

47% 330

Vitamin A

34% 310

Vitamin C

1% 1

Thiamin (B1)

38% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

47% 1

Niacin (B3)

19% 3

Vitamin B6

6% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

36% 144

Folate (food)

- 24

Folic acid

- 71

Vitamin B12

18% 0

Vitamin D

8% 1

Vitamin E

12% 2

Vitamin K

3% 4
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