Buttermilk Cake

Buttermilk Cake Recipe

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Anita Hoffman

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A delicious old fashioned white cake, light and fluffy. Goes with any frosting.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 6
    egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • VANILLA FROSTING

  • 1 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 c
    powered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 tsp
    buttermilk

How to Make Buttermilk Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat together butter with 1 1/3 sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy.
    Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
    Blend in vanilla and almond.
  3. Beat egg whites in separate bowl at medium speed with electric mixer until foamy.
    Add cream of tartar: beat at high speed until soft peaks form.
  4. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form: fold into batter.
  5. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9 inch pans.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
    Cool layers on wire racks 10 minutes.
    Remove layers from pan and cool completely on racks.
    Frost with any frosting you desire.
  6. FROSTING;
    Whip butter, add sugar, one cup at a time. Mix between each addition of sugar.
    Add vanilla and buttermilk. Mix for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Chill in refrigerator 30 minutes before frosting. Whip again before frosting.

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About Buttermilk Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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