Nutty Graham Picnic Cake
A made-from-scratch cake flavored with graham cracker crumbs, orange zest, cinnamon and nuts. How can you go wrong with those flavors!
Servings 16 servings
- 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
- 1 cup finely crushed graham crackers or graham cracker crumbs 14 squares
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup margarine or butter softened
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 5 teaspoons milk
- 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
- ¾ cup powdered sugar
- ¼ cup chopped nuts
Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients except nuts; beat 3 minutes at medium speed. By hand, stir in 1 cup nuts. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.
Bake at 350°F. for 40 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool upright in pan 15 minutes; invert onto serving plate. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
In small saucepan, combine 2 tablespoons brown sugar, milk and 1 tablespoon margarine; cook over low heat just until sugar is dissolved, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar; blend until smooth. Drizzle over cake; sprinkle with ¼ cup nuts.
Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 464IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg