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    Caramel frosting is paired with tangy creme-fraiche filling on this moist ginger-pecan cake.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
    • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
    • 1 1/2 finely ground toasted cups (7 ounces) pecans, plus 9 toasted pecan halves
    • 3 cups packed light-brown sugar, sifted
    • 6 large whole eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 pint creme fraiche
    • 2 teaspoons bourbon (optional)
    • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, or more to taste
    • Glossy Caramel Icing
    • 1/4 ounce crystallized ginger, cut into thin strips

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1182 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 55 g 84.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 31 g 154.71%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 92 mg 30.69%
    • Sodium: 637 mg 26.55%
    • Calcium: 152 mg 15.24%
    • Potassium: 290 mg 8.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 168 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.3%
    • Sugar: 123 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 21.55%
    • Vitamin C 0.04%
    • Vitamin D 0.49%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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