Saturday, September 1, 2007

Butternut Cake

1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups flour, Sifted
3 teaspoons butternut flavoring
icing, ingredients
8 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup butter
1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar
2 teaspoons butternut flavoring
1 cup nuts, Chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour three 9-inch cake pans of butter.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Mix soda and salt into buttermilk until foamy.
Add alternately with flour.
Add 3 teaspoons flavoring.
Pour into prepared pans and bake until done, 20 to 25 minutes.
For icing.
Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth.
Add box of powdered sugar and beat well.
Add butternut flavoring and blend.
Stir in chopped pecans.
Spread thinly between layers and cover cake completely with icing.

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