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Nutty Graham Picnic Cake

(5 Votes)
MAKES
1 (10-inch) cake
COOK TIME
50 Min

Steal the hearts of the loved ones around your table with this showstopping Nutty Graham Picnic Cake. This picnic-perfect cake is one that the whole gang will go "yum!" for.

What You'll Need:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup cinnamon-flavored graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted and divided
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 4 to 6 teaspoons milk
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat butter in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric beater until creamy; gradually add brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.
     
  2. Combine flour and cracker crumbs; add to butter mixture alternately with orange juice, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition until blended. Stir in 1 cup pecans. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
     
  3. Bake 48 to 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Cake will not rise to top of pan.) Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack
     
  4. Stir together powdered sugar and enough milk to make a good drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled cake, and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans.


     
Notes
  • Cinnamon-flavored graham crackers enrich this cake with homespun flavor. But don't worry if you don't have the cinnamon variety; just stir 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon in with the flour.
     
  • If you enjoyed this recipe, be sure to check our collection of Dessert Ideas: Top 9 Recipes with Cinnamon.

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I made this cake today and it is like a carrot cske without carrots.It is good

How do I make my own "self rising flour" ?

Hi there! To make your own self rising flour, just use 1 cup of flour, 1-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Mix well and you're ready to go! Enjoy!

Can one use a bundt pan in place of a tube pan?

it appears you can use any shape pan you want...it's all about making sure it doesn't stick in it.

I thank it will be so good.

This recipe sounds very good and easy to make for any occasion.Going to make for Mothers day.

sounds as tho i need to try this soon!!

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