|1 cup granulated sugar||1/2 teaspoon baking powder|
|1 cup firmly packed brown sugar||1/2 teaspoon mace|
|1 cup butter||1 cup 100 proof Bourbon whiskey|
|3 cups sifted cake flour||2 cups chopped pecan meats|
|3 well-beaten eggs|
Combine sugars and cream with butter. Add 3 well-beaten eggs.
Sift flour and mace. Add alternately with whiskey. Add
nuts. Bake in well-greased or paper-lined tube pan. Bake at
250°F (120°C) for 2-1/2 tp 3 hours. This cake should have moist, crumbly
texture similar to a macaroon. Wrap in aluminum foil and
store in a cool place. Do Not Freeze. The cake cuts easier when
cold, but should be served at room temperature. It will keep for
two weeks or longer. Slice 1/2 inch thick (save those crumbs for
Serve with whiskey sauce of 1/2 cup light corn syrup, 1 tablespoon
rum, 2 tablespoons whiskey (poured over cake a half hour before
serving). Whipped cream topping is optional.