Nutty Graham Picnic Cake
Nutty Graham Picnic Cake

Nutty Graham Picnic Cake

Steal the hearts of your loved ones with this from scratch Nutty Graham Picnic Cake. This picnic-perfect cake has a bright, light, and down-home taste that the whole gang will go “yum” for.

Yields: 1 (10-inch) cake  Cook Time:50 Min


What You’ll Need:

1 cup butter, softened

1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar

3 large eggs

2 cups self-rising flour

1 cup cinnamon-flavored graham cracker crumbs

1 cup orange juice

1-1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted and divided

1 cup sifted powdered sugar

4 to 6 teaspoons milk

What To Do:

1====> Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat butter in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric beater until creamy; gradually add brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition.

2====> Combine flour and cracker crumbs; add to butter mixture alternately with orange juice, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix at low speed after each addition until blended. Stir in 1 cup pecans. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.

3====> Bake 48 to 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Cake will not rise to top of pan.) Cool in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes; remove from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack

4====> Stir together powdered sugar and enough milk to make a good drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled cake, and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans.


Cinnamon-flavored graham crackers enrich this cake with homespun flavor. But don’t worry if you don’t have the cinnamon variety; just stir 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon in with the flour.

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