Simple Moist Kentucky Butter Cake

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There is something very special about Southern flavors in a butter cake recipe. Here is a Simple Moist Kentucky Butter Cake recipe that is perfect for all occasions. The highlight of this cake recipe apart from the taste, of course, is the butter sauce that is wonderfully comforting and outrageously delicious. It’s called a simple cake recipe because you can bake it in no time and store it for days in the freezer as well. This is Cake has a dense pound cake like the texture because of the butter added to it and then when you drown it in a classic sweet butter glaze that soaks right into the cake; it makes the cake even moister.

Butter cake recipes are the most practical and easiest of all cake recipes because it uses all the readily available ingredients straight from your pantry. You can make it for birthdays, anniversaries or simply snack on it as a side with your coffee. Since this cake has a dense texture, it makes a great base for holding any type of frosting and filling that you may want to add for special occasions. There are so many variations of frostings you can choose for this cake such as cream cheese or buttercream frosting. 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. Always keep in mind to grease your cake pan thoroughly ensuring that it coats on all the corners before transferring the batter into the pan. This cake needs to be cooled before you transfer it onto the cake rack because it can be very soft and prone to breaking when it comes right out of the oven. When baking cakes some tips like using room temperature ingredients or using quality ingredients help you bake the most velvety and soft cakes. Not only do quality ingredients make the cakes tastier but also bind well with the rest of the ingredients and bring out the flavors a good cake should have. When you have good cake recipes handy, and pair them with good quality ingredients then baking cakes will no longer seem complicated.

This butter cake recipe can be modified as per your taste and choice. You can pour light rum on top of the freshly baked cake to give it a yummy twist of flavor. You can use dark rum, spiced dark rum, Bourbon whiskey or Coconut Rum to change up the flavors. You can drizzle the cake with delicious sweet coconut icing and then sprinkle it with coconut flakes on top. You can also add a bit of lemon zest to give it a refreshing lemony taste. If you don’t have buttermilk readily available for this recipe, don't worry! You can always combine one tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice in a cup of whole milk and wait until five minutes. You will notice the curdling of milk and what you get is a cup of freshly made buttermilk right in your kitchen.

This Kentucky Butter Cake recipe tops the list of amazing cake recipes. Thank you to Shelly at the ‘Cookies & Cups' food blog for sharing this simple and classic Kentucky Butter Cake recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more amazing cake recipes for all occasions especially if you like to perfect the art of baking cakes. This butter cake recipe tastes so comforting that there will never be a crumb left! It is definitely a crowd pleaser of all occasions. Make it today and enjoy with friends and family!

Nutrition Facts of the Kentucky Butter Cake from Cookies and Cups
Ingredients: Butter, eggs, vanilla, all purpose flour, kosher salt, baking powder, baking soda, buttermilk. granulated sugar and water.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 14 servings *Per Serving: Calories 382, Calories from Fat 171, Total Fat 19.0g (29%), Saturated Fat 11.5g (57%), Cholesterol 93mg (31)%, Sodium 310mg (13%), Potassium 89mg (3%), Carbohydrates 49.5g (16%), Dietary Fiber 0.7g (3%), Sugars 29.0g, Protein 4.5g, Vitamin A 12%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 3%, Iron 8%.

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