Praline Cake Easy Recipes

Praline Cake

1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
2/3 cup milk

Sift together cake flour, baking powder and salt. Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla extract. Beat in egg thoroughly. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating just until smooth after each addition. Pour into well-greased heat-resistant glass round cake dish. Bake at 325 degrees F for about 40 minutes. Cool slightly in dish. Leave in dish while preparing icing. Carefully spread icing on top of slightly cooled cake. Return to the 325 degree F oven and bake 10 minutes.

Icing
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 teaspoons flour
2 tablespoons water
4 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Mix together brown sugar, flour, water, melted butter and pecans.

Bourbon Balls

1/2 cup butter
3 pounds confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 cups whiskey
Nuts
1 stick paraffin
1 large Hershey milk chocolate candy bar

Soak nuts in whiskey for several hours.

Mix together butter, sugar and whiskey. Form into small balls. Put a nut in the center. Melt paraffin and candy bar together. Put a wooden pick into each ball and dip into chocolate mixture. Place on wax paper.