Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe

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Kentucky Butter Cake

Jamallah Bergman

By
@pmyodb1

I've never heard of this cake before but I came across it in one of my books. Enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
12

Ingredients

CAKE

3 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk*
1 c
butter or margarine,softened
2 tsp
vanilla or rum extract
4
eggs

BUTTER SAUCE

3/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
butter or margarine
3 Tbsp
water
1 to 2 tsp
vanilla or rum extract

GARNISH

2 to 3 tsp
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 325. Generously grease and lightly flour 12 cup Bundt pan or 10 inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients; blend at low speed until moistened. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.
2Bake at 325 for 55 to 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
3In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts. DO NOT BOIL. Using long-tined fork, pierce cake 10 to 12 times. Slowly pour hot sauce over warm cake. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until sauce is absorbed. Invert cake onto serving plate. Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream if desired.
4*Tip: To substitute for buttermilk, use 1 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy