Brown Sugar Pound Cake with Penuche Frosting

Brown Sugar Pound Cake with Penuche Frosting

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 105 min
  • Ready Time: 165 min
  • Yield: 10 slices

Ingredients

POUND CAKE

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (12 oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk, divided

PENUCHE FROSTING

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Preparation Directions

  • For Pound Cake: HEAT oven to 300°F. Coat 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  • BEAT brown sugar, butter and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add half the flour mixture, 1 cup evaporated milk and remaining flour mixture, mixing after each addition, beating on low speed just until blended. Spread in prepared pan.
  • BAKE 1 3/4 to 2 hours until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • For Penuche Frosting: MELT butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in remaining evaporated milk. Return to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour into medium bowl. Stir in vanilla. Cool 10 minutes. Gradually beat in powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Drizzle over sliced pound cake. Sprinkle with pecans.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Calories 0 (Calories from Fat 0), Total Fat 0g (Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Total Carbohydrate 0g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g), Protein 0g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.