The Native TEXAS PECAN CAKE
A very good friend of my Ninang Cora
has been sending her these ULTIMATE FRUITCAKES
for the past decade or so.
we receive the cakes every year,
towards the end of December.
And we're forever thankful for them.
These cakes are 90% Pecans and Fruits,
and the batter's only excuse for being present
to bind all the good premium stuff together!!
I really consider this as the American equivalent
of the Best Chinese Mooncakes...
These TEXAS PECAN CAKEs
have become a post-New Year treat for my family,
as we only open it up
after we've lost some of the weight acquired during Christmas.
And one year,
we went truly reckless
and decided to serve the slices
with a generous pat of Anchor Butter on top,
and microwaved for 20 seconds.
Talk about nutty traditions.....
This decadent treat
was first introduced to the public in 1896,
by a migrant baker from Wiesbaden, Germany:
who found his fortune in the Collin Street Bakery
in Corsicana, Texas.
111 years later,
these old-world cakes are now shipped to 196 countries
all over the world!!!
want to try this yourself?