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Carrot Cake with Spiced Pecans

Spiced Pecans

Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Kenneth
Spiced Pecans are a great topping for salads, cakes, vegetables or grilled meats
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  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons water


  • In a cast iron skillet over medium heat, toast pecans by stirring for 3-4 minutes until you can smell them. Add butter, kosher salt, black pepper and cayenne, cook for 30 seconds, add water and cut off heat. Transfer pecans to a bowl to cool.