Bonnie Butter Cake with Mama's Fudge Icing--Part I-Cake
This is the cake my Mother always made for special occasions. It's the cake my family asks for, too! We use it for birthdays, holidays, and special occasions. A slice of this cake, with (or without!) milk, is PERFECT anytime!
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- 2/3 c
- soft butter
- 1 3/4 c
- 1 1/2 tsp
- 3 c
- sifted cake flour (must use cake flour)
- 2 1/2 tsp
- baking powder
- 1 tsp
- 1 1/4 c
1Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease well and flour 3-8X1 1/2" cake pans, or 2-9X 1/1/2" square, or an oblong 13X9X2" pan. Beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla 5 minutes at high speed on mixer or by hand till fluffy. Sift flour, baking powder, salt. Add in 4 additions alternately with milk. Start and end with dry ingredients. Blend on low speed just until smooth. Bake layers 30-35 minutes, oblong 45-50 min. Use with icing below.
2ICING RECIPE on SEPARATE PAGE--Bonnie Butter Cake with Mama's Fudge Icing--Part 2