Butter Cake Recipe
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5 from 6 votes

Old Fashioned Homemade Butter Cake

A super moist a delicious buttery cake!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 532kcal
Author: Over The Big Moon

Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs

Butter Sauce

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

Cake Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Also, take your bundt pan and then grease and flour it.
  • In a large bowl, combine the try ingredients: 3 cups flour, 2 cups sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Mix all together until well combined!
  • Blend in the 1 cup + 2 tablespoons buttermilk, 1 cup of butter, 2 teaspoons of vanilla and 4 eggs. Beat together with a mixer for 2-3 minutes at a medium spoon. Pour into the bundt pan.
  • Bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted into the cake and comes out clean. During the last 10 minutes of the cake baking, go ahead and put together the butter sauce (directions below). Immediately on removing the cake, prick holes into the cake and slowly pour the butter sauce all over the cake. Allow the cake to cool completely before removing it from the pan.
  • Immediately on removing the cake, prick holes into the cake and slowly pour the butter sauce all over the cake. Allow the cake to cool completely before removing it from the pan.

Butter Sauce Instructions

  • In a saucepan combine the remaining 3/4 cups sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and the 3 tablespoons water. Cook over medium heat, until fully melted and combined, but do not boil.

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Notes

ENJOY!

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 485mg | Potassium: 118mg | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.7mg