Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1 1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup pecans, chopped (I used walnuts, didn't have pecans)
1 1/2 cup flour ( I used self rising and left out the baking powder)
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons baking powder
Combine brown sugar, water, 1 tbsp butter, cinnamon and pecans in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Pour into a 9 x 13 pan.
Combine flour, sugar, 2 tbsp butter (cubed small), milk and baking powder in a bowl, mix well. (I mixed it by hand, recipe didn't specify)
Pour over top of mixture in pan.
Do not mix. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
If desired, serve with whipped cream.