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Old Fashioned Buttermilk Wedding Cake

Nancy Greathouse Recipe

By Nancy Greathouse

i was looking thru my old old recipes and this wedding cake is awesome

pinch tips: How to Grate Cheese for Easy Clean Up

12 to 16
55 Min
2 Hr 30 Min


1 c
butter or margarine, softened
3 c
4 c
cake flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
2 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
butter flavoring
1/2 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat over to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour three 9-inch (23-cm) round cake pans.
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add flour, baking soda,
baking powder, and salt. Pour in buttermilk and begin mixing slowly. Continue to mix until well
blended. Add flavorings and stir. In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold the egg whites
into the cake batter. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared pans.
Bake for 20 minutes at 350°F (180°C), then lower heat to 300°F (150°C) and bake for about
25 minutes longer, until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove cakes from
oven and cool on racks. After 10 minutes, remove from pans and continue cooling on racks.
Cream Cheese Frosting

* 8 ounces (225 g) cream cheese, softened
* 3 cups (750 mL) confectioners' sugar
* 2 teaspoons (10 mL) vanilla extract

Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth. Spread frosting between cooled layers
and on top and sides of cake. You don't need a wedding to enjoy this cake!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy