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Durene Sampson’s Caramel Pecans and Cream Cake

Last modified on Monday, 28 May 2018 22:10
Written by  Monday, 28 May 2018 07:04
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The 2018 Poteau High School All Class Reunion was a huge success. Lots of people commented on the lunch banquet Sunday. The food was really good, especially the deliciously decadent caramel pecan and cream cake dessert.

Well, Durene Sampson was gracious enough to share the recipe with OKWNEWS after another banquet which Eli had catered.

Here is that recipe

1 stick butter
1/2 cup Crisco1 cup water

Place in glass bowl and microwave till melted about 3 minutes.

In large separate bowl:
2 1/4 cup Flour
2 cup Sugar
Pour butter mixture over flour and sugar. Stir well.

1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt
1 t vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk 2 eggs
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Mix well pour into Pam sprayed 9x13 cake pan. Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes till toothpick comes out slightly moist.

Using chop sticks poke holes all over hot cake. Pour 1 jar of Hershey's Caramel Sauce over top filling holes, saving 1/8 cup for top of frosting. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped pecans over caramel.

1 box powdered sugar 1 t butter flavoring
3 to 4 T milk
1 stick butter, softened
Beat till creamy.

Frost top of cake while warm.

Drizzle with rest of Caramel.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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