Old Fashioned Butter Cake



This is from Granny's Cookbook. It is so good and we like to serve it with strawberries.


★★★★★ 2 votes

9"x13" baking dish or pan or 2 loaf pans
25 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    sugar or splenda
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 large
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • ·
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    cooking spray

How to Make Old Fashioned Butter Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray baking dish or 2 loaf pans. Beat together butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time,blending well after each addition. Combine flour with baking soda and salt. Add to batter alternately with buttermilk,beginning and ending with flour.
  2. Pour batter into prepared baking dish. Bake for about 1 ½ hours or until a pick inserted comes out clean. Allow cake to stand 5 minutes and remove from pan and finish cooling on a rack. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

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About Old Fashioned Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Eggs Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium Wheat Free Soy Free

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