My Mom's Butter Cake with Fudgey Frosting

My Mom's Butter Cake With Fudgey Frosting Recipe

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Jill Faucher-Ross


This cake is bursting with buttery goodness! It's very moist and good with whatever icing you want to put with it! Fudgy frosting just happens to be my favorite! Makes two layers. And again, please use butter only!


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
35 Min


  • 2/3 c
    softened butter
  • 1 1/8 c
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    sifted flour or pastry flour
  • 1 c
    whole milk

  • 1/3 c
    soft butter
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 2 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • ·
    milk or cream to consistency

How to Make My Mom's Butter Cake with Fudgey Frosting


  1. 1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Grease and flour a 9'' by 9'' by 2'' baking pan.
  2. 2. Cream together the butter, sugar, salt and vanilla.
    Add the eggs and mix well.
  3. 3. Add the baking powder, some of the flour and blend alternately with the milk.
  4. 4. Add the rest of the flour, mix well, the rest of the milk, and beat by hand for two minutes.
  5. 5. Pour batter into prepared baking pan and bake for 35 minutes. This will be moist do not over bake. Allow cake to cool.
  6. 6. Make the Fudgey Frosting-Combine all frosting ingredients in a bowl except milk or cream, then add milk or cream little by little until you get the right consistency for spreading. Frost cake when cooled. Enjoy!

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About My Mom's Butter Cake with Fudgey Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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