Kentucky Butter Cake

Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
12

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Kentucky Butter Cake

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.

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About Kentucky Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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