Banana Butter Pecan Cake Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
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Reviewed: Jan. 20, 2015
Hubs got home from work after I had made the cake and informed me he had to head out of town for a meeting in the morning. I told him had I known that I wouldn’t have made the cake. He enthusiastically said he’d take it on the plane with him to his meeting! “Nah,” I said. “It’s just a cake mix. I don’t want you to give that to them.” So Hubs isn’t here, and I tried that cake. I cut a slice, intending to just try a bite, but I ended up finishing it off. In other words, I needn’t have been concerned about it being good enough. He should have taken it to the meeting and everyone would have enjoyed it. I did have to put this cake together with things I had on hand or wanted to make use of. I used the butter pecan cake mix, but since I had no toffee bits I substituted miniature chocolate chips. I only had one banana, but a half cup of applesauce worked like a charm for that second banana. I used buttermilk rather than water and, in deference to Hubs’ sensitive innards, I omitted the pecans from the batter, sprinkling them on top of the cake instead. The cake is moist and flavorful - and incredibly, no cake mix taste! Since I had already introduced chocolate into the cake, I glazed it with “Satiny Chocolate Glaze,” also from this site. I am so pleased with this cake and have no doubt it would be perfect as is, without my modifications. My only criticism is with the baking time – I found it took closer to 50 minutes to bake thoroughly.
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Home Town: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Living In: Mequon, Wisconsin, USA
Reviewed: Apr. 13, 2013
Great flavor, but mine fell apart at the slightest touch. Not sure what happened.....could be my high altitude? Probably wont try again.
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Living In: Houston, Texas, USA
Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2013
This was a delicious and mosit cake. The frosting makes the cake. I put pecan halves around the top of the cake. I did add a small amount more of the bananas, pecans and toffee baking bits. It freezes very well
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Reviewed: Feb. 16, 2013
I made this in a bunt pan, I did put cream cheese frosting on it (my family loves that frosting) and added the sauteed pecans to this. Everyone loved it!
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