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Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mollie Gummelt
Added: Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CAKE
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
tsp baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 tsp vanilla or rum extract
4 eggs

BUTTER SAUCE
cup sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine
3 TBSP water
1-2 tsp vanilla or rum extract

GARNISH
2-3 tsp powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 325. Generously grease and lightly flour 12
cup Bundt pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients;
blend at low speed until moistened. Beat 3 minutes at medium
speed. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.

Bake at 325 for 55-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean.

In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients; cook over
low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts. DO NOT
BOIL. Using long-tined fork, pierce cake 10-12 times. Slowly
pour hot sauce over warm cake. Let stand 5-10 minutes or
until sauce is absorbed. Invert cake onto serving plate. Just
before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve with
whipped cream, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr. 30 mins.

 

 

 

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