German Butter Cake

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This German Butter Cake recipe is a classic and traditional German cake that uses all the basic ingredients most cake recipes call for. However, the vanilla sugar in this cake is what makes it unique. Don't worry if don't have vanilla sugar handy. You can buy vanilla sugar in the International Foods aisle of most grocery stores, or you can even buy it online. If you're feeling brave, you can blend granulated white sugar with pure vanilla beans and make a batch of vanilla sugar on your own. Butter cake recipes are the most easiest of all cake recipes because it uses all the ingredients that are available in your pantry. This simple cake recipe is baked until golden yellow and comes out of the oven moist and tender. This cake recipe is one of those amazing cake recipes that will be a crowd pleaser of any occasion. This cake is so tasty that you can eat it on its own, or you can frost and fill this cake for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries or any occasion. Serve it as a side with a hot cup of coffee to your guests and you are good to go.

There are many variations to making a velvety German Butter Cake recipe, and you can change the taste according to your preference. In this cake recipe, you can sprinkle or brush a bit of liquor of your choice. Light or dark rum is an excellent choice. You can leave out the liquor if you prefer to keep it alcohol-free and it tastes great. Baking cakes is not complicated especially if you have the best cake recipes handy. You can spread on top of this cake with sweet coconut icing and then sprinkle it with coconut flakes on top. You don’t have to bake it in a traditional cake pan either. Try using a Bundt or a tube pan for serving it in differently each time. Try adding lemon juice or lemon zest to this cake recipe to give a touch of refreshing lemony flavor. If you plan on using the icing on this delicious butter cake recipe, you can poke holes in the cake and drizzle the icing while the cake is still warm and make your German Butter poke cake recipe. You can serve this cake with fresh strawberries and a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. You can also add blueberries in the cake batter, or a dash of nutmeg and cinnamon would also taste out of the world.

Nutrition Facts for: German Butter Cake from My Best German Recipes

Ingredients: Heavy cream, eggs, butter, baking powder, vanilla sugar, milk, almonds, salt, flour, sugar.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving

Calories 388, Calories from Fat 200, Total Fat 22.2g 34%, Saturated Fat 9.2g 46%, Cholesterol 78mg 26%, Sodium 120mg 5%, Potassium 1063mg 30%, Carbohydrates 44.1g 15%, Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%, Sugars 17.2g, Protein 7.8g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 45%,Iron 15%

This German Butter Cake with Rum recipe tops the list of amazing cake recipes. Thank you to Gabriele Utz at the ‘My Best German Recipes' food blog for sharing this original German Butter Cake recipe with us. Do visit Gabriele's blog for more amazing cake recipes for all occasions especially if you like baking cakes. This German butter cake recipe tastes so comforting that there will never be a crumb left! Make some today and enjoy with loved ones!**

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