Gail Herbest Recipe

Kentucky butter cake

By Gail Herbest Gaillee


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8-10
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I have been making this cake for at least 30 yrs and everyone agrees it is wonderful, It's moist and rich

Ingredients

1 c
butter (softened)
2 c
sugar
4 medium
eggs
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk or sour milk
BUTTER SAUCE
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
hot water
1/2 c
butter
1 Tbsp
rum or vanilla flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
preheat oven to 350 degrees spray bundt pan or 10 inch tube pan with cooking spray.
2
In large bowl cream butter, gradually add the sugar, continue creaming until light and fluffy.Add eggs one at a time beating well after each,add remaining ingredients (except butter sauce)beat 2 minutes at medium speed.pour into prepared pan and bake for 60-65 minutes.until top springs back when lightly touched.
3
prepare butter sauce, in small pan combine sugar water and butter, heat until butter is melted (do not boil) remove from heat and stir in flavoring.
4
prick top of warm cake with a fork and slowly pour butter sauce over the top. cool cake completely before removing from pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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16 Comments

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Gail Herbest Gaillee
Jun 10, 2012
sounds like it would be wonderful, let us know :-)
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Cyndy Mudge cyndyrenee
Jun 10, 2012
I'm adding a cup of peach nectar and also in the butter sauce since there are so many peaches out this time of year.. I'll let you know how great it turns out!!
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Janace Moss msprissysmom
Jun 9, 2012
I love to cook cakes in my bundt pan, I will try this
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Gail Herbest Gaillee
Aug 14, 2011
It is one of our favorites too, I have your white chocolate berry desert on my list to try, sounds wonderful Erlene
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Erlene Martin mamalene
Aug 14, 2011
My family has enjoyed this cake since I found the recipe in the Pillsbury cookbook it has become my husbands favorite for his birthday.