kentucky butter cake

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By Valleygurl me
from Central Valley, CA

Saw this cake and I had to bake it!

serves 10-12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For kentucky butter 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, room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract or rum extract
  • GLAZE
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla or rum extract

How To Make kentucky butter cake

  • 1
    Grease a 10-inch Bundt pan with a nonstick spray and dust lightly with flour; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • 2
    In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the paddle, beat the butter and sugar for 3 minutes at medium speed. Lower mixer speed and add eggs, one at a time. Continue to beat for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Alternate adding the flour mixture and buttermilk, ending with the flour. Add vanilla or rum extract. Beat on medium-high speed for 20 seconds. Pour batter into prepared pan, and bake for about 60 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
  • 4
    To make the glaze: In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter, water and vanilla or rum extract. Do not boil. When the cake comes out of the oven, prick it with a wooden skewer or fork. Pour the glaze slowly over the cake. Let the cake cool completely before removing it from the pan.

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