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Chess Cake Recipe

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This chess cake is made with pecans and eggs.

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces butter or margarine (2 sticks), melted
  • 1 pound light brown sugar, 2 1/4 cups firmly packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 egg whites
  • confectioners' sugar

Preparation:

Put melted margarine in a mixing bowl; add brown and granulated sugars and blend well. Beat in egg yolks. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into creamed mixture. Stir in nuts and vanilla. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter. Spread batter into a greased and floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 35 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle chess cake with confectioners' sugar when done.

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