Description Edit

I obtained this recipe from an estate sale when I purchased the family collection from the Monsey Estate in Crandall, Texas in 1991.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter and flour a round baking pan shaking out excess.
  3. In medium bowl sift flour, sugar and salt then add butter.
  4. With a pastry blender work mixture to form fine crumbs.
  5. Remove ½ cup crumbs then add pecans and set aside.
  6. To crumbs remaining in bowl add baking powder and baking soda.
  7. Beat in buttermilk, vanilla and egg just until blended.
  8. The batter will not be smooth.
  9. Spread batter in pan and sprinkle evenly with reserved crumbs.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes then cool in pan on a wire rack.
  11. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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