Pecan-Espresso Birthday Cake with Coffee Icing

Big Girls Small Kitchen
12Ingredients
850Calories
90Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 1/2 cups pecans (halves)
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder (I use Medaglia D’Oro)
  • 14 large eggs (separated)
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 16 ounces Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese (at room temperature)
  • 8 ounces shortening (Earth Balance natural, at room temperature)
  • 4 ounces vegetable shortening (Spectrum organic all-, at room temperature)
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coffee extract (or to taste)
  • 1/4 cup chocolatecovered espresso beans (coarsely chopped)
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NutritionView more

850Calories
Sodium3%DV75mg
Fat109%DV71g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs17%DV51g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories850Calories from Fat640
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat71g109%
Saturated Fat11g55%
Trans Fat3g
Cholesterol210mg70%
Sodium75mg3%
Potassium400mg11%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat640
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate51g17%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars44g88%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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