Easy Butter Cake

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Oct. 06, 2015

Another cake recipe! Here's my Butter Cake recipe and it's easy to make and moist as can be. One of my subscribers asked me about this cake and I think you guys will love this version.


Unsalted butter stick 2 ((1 cup, at room temperature, plus 2 Tablespoons for the pan))
Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 4 ((at room temperature))
Pure vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Sour cream 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) ((at room temperature))
All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs) ((plus more for the pan))
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((at room temperature))
For icing:
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Unsalted butter stick 1 , cut into cubes ((1/2 cup))
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Grease bundt pan with butter and dust with flour.



In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar using hand mixer for approximately 2 minutes.

Add eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, sour cream and blend well.

In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and mix well.

Combine flour mixture, buttermilk and egg mixture.

Pour the mixture into bundt pan and pop into oven.

Bake for 60-65 minutes.

For icing, heat a sauce pot with water and butter.

Once butter is melted, stir in sugar until cook until sugar completely dissolves.

Turn off heat and tip in vanilla extract.

Poke holes over cake and pour hot icing over cake.

Allow to cool completely and cut into pieces.



Serve and enjoy!


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 65 Minutes
Ready In: 65 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1123Calories from Fat 462

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.5%

Saturated Fat 31 g155%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 406 mg16.92%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 101 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet