The Best Kentucky Butter Cake Around

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This is the Best Kentucky Butter Cake recipe coated with a classic sweet butter glaze that soaks right into the cake to make it even moister. This recipe yields a moist and tender texture in the cake which is a crowd pleaser of 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. 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. Another good highlight of this recipe lies in the fact that it can be eaten on its own as a tea time snack, or you can frost and fill it for special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries. There are so many variations of frosting's you can choose for this cake as it makes an excellent base for any flavor.

Always keep in mind to grease your cake pan thoroughly touching all the corners before you pour 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 vulnerable 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 matter but also bring out the richest flavor a good cake should have. If you follow these tips then baking cakes is not complicated at all especially if you have good cake recipes handy like this one.

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, dark spiced 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. After five minutes, you can see that milk will curdle and what you get is a cup of freshly made buttermilk.

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 is a great snack for friends and family. It tastes so good that there will never be a crumb left! Make some today and enjoy with loved ones!

Nutrition Facts for: The Best Kentucky Butter Cake Around from Cookies & Cups
Ingredients: Butter, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla, all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, buttermilk, water.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 454, Calories from Fat 202, Total Fat 22.4g 34%, Saturated Fat 13.6g 68%, Cholesterol 110mg 37%, Sodium 382mg 16%, Potassium 135mg 4%, Carbohydrates 58.7g 20%, Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%,Sugars 34.7g, Protein 6.0g, Vitamin A 14%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 10%

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