Kentucky Butter Cake is a mouthwatering dessert with a rich, buttery flavor that’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. This classic Southern recipe is easy to make and features a moist, tender cake that’s infused with a sweet, buttery syrup.
To make it, you’ll cream together butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract, then mix in sifted flour, baking powder, and salt. The batter is poured into a greased Bundt pan and baked until golden brown. Once it’s out of the oven, poke holes all over the top and pour a mixture of melted butter, sugar, and water over the cake. Let it cool before serving.
This Kentucky Butter Cake is perfect for any occasion and pairs well with whipped cream, fresh fruit, or ice cream. With its irresistible flavor and easy preparation, it’s sure to become a favorite among your family and friends.
Kentucky Butter Cake🤤🤤
●1 cup butter, softened
●2 cups sugar
●4 large eggs, room temperature
●2 teaspoons vanilla extract
●3 cups all-purpose flour
●1 teaspoon baking powder
●1/2 teaspoon baking soda
●1/2 teaspoon salt
●1 cup buttermilk
●1 cup sugar
●1/2 cup butter, cubed
●1/4 cup water
●1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract
●1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 55-70 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Run a knife around edges and center tube of pan. Invert cake onto a wire rack over waxed paper.
For sauce, combine the sugar, butter and water in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat just until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in extracts.
Poke holes in the top of the warm cake; spoon 1/4 cup sauce over cake. Let stand until sauce is absorbed.