Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Orange Pecan Breakfast Cake

1 pkg. Moist Deluxe Butter Recipe cake mix
2/3 cup water
3 large eggs
½ cup butter or margarine, softened
2 tbsp. grated orange peel
2 tbsp. Orange juice
½ cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup fine graham cracker crumbs
2 tbs. butter or margarine, melted
1½ tsps Cinnamon
1 cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 375F

Grease and flour two 9 x1½ inch round layer pans

Combine cake mix, water, eggs, and ½ cup butter in large mixing bowl.

Mix cake as directed on pkg. Fold in 1 tbsp. Of the orange peel

Divide batter evenly in pans.

For the topping, combine the chopped pecans, brown sugar, graham cracker crumbs, 1tbsp orange peel, butter and cinnamon. And sprinkle evenly over batter in pans.

Bake for 25 minute, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Heat the orange juice in the microwave and stir in the powdered sugar and drizzle over the warm cakes.

Now go make a pot of coffee to go with a large slice of the breakfast Cake.

As I forgot to take a picture of the cake, before it was all eaten. I, err ummm! borrowed one from:

1 comment:

Ginco said...

Hoooo, this looks like a GUGELHOPF, as the Germans and Swill call it - - a great favorite of mine.
I will try my hand at this one over the week end!!