Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Steen's Syrup Cake

You know this is good if the name of the baker on the recipe sounds very french Louisiana.

I found this recipe in a local Dallas newspaper insert.  I will be making this again even the guys liked it.   
It reminds me of a gingerbread type cake.  Steen's syprup might be hard to find.  I included a picture of the factury location and phone number if you have to special order some.  But, I did find my can at Walmart. The small can is really not enough for what the recipe called for so I adjusted and left a little for the glaze and it tasted fine.  Really a moist and spiced cake.  I served with ice cream.

Recipe at the end of this post. 


The famous yellow can.




Look at that thick, dark drip of cane syrup!


Of course,  I added extra pecans. Did I mention coffee in the recipe too?


Recipe by Nancy Vienneau




5 comments:

  1. Oh how this sounds rich and gooey. Not to mention yummy, Lori! Sorry I have been such a bad blogging friend and haven't visited much. Life is so nuts and blogging has really taken a back seat to a lot of things. Believe it or not- I'm contemplating the red front door changing to a pretty blue. Different and unique for me. But I'll have it sprayed because I don't like brush strokes. This door came painted from the factory this way in this custom color. I'm just a little tired of it now. Thanks for stopping by. :-) Sue

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  2. That sounds WAY TOO GOOD! I bet they downed that thing in not time at all. I hope you had a great day. Blessings- xo Diana

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  3. That does sound delicious! My hubby would really like it too.

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  4. That looks delicious. I hadn't realized it was a New Orleans thing - good to know!

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  5. Oh wow, I've never heard of this cake before but it sounds wonderful and looks beautiful with all the chopped nuts on top! I'm sure it was delicious! Happy New Year to you!

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