Brown Sugar Buttermilk Cake - AwesomeSauce

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Nov. 27, 2018

This Brown Sugar Cake is so super simple and easy to make. It's a classic combination of caramel flavors, in a moist rich cake.


Butter 120 Gram (125 mL / ½ cup)
Packed dark brown sugar 340 Gram (375 mL / 1½ cups)
All purpose flour 280 Gram (500 mL / 2 cups)
Baking powder 5 Milliliter (1 tsp)
Baking soda 2 Milliliter (½ tsp)
Coarse salt 2 Milliliter (½ tsp)
Eggs 2
Pure vanilla extract 10 Milliliter (2 tsp)
Buttermilk 250 Milliliter (1 cup)



1. Preheat oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

2. Grease a 9” round cake tin and place a parchment disk in the bottom.


3. In a stand mixer cream together the brown sugar and butter.

4. In another bowl mix together the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.

5. Once the butter/sugar is fully creamed, add the eggs one at a time.

6. Mix in the vanilla.

7. With the mixer running on low, spoon in half the flour mixture; mix to combine.

8. Then add in half the buttermilk; mix to combine.

9. Then add the remaining flour and buttermilk; mix until just combined.

10. Put batter into cake tin and bake 40 - 50 minutes, until the cake tester comes out clean.

11. Cool in the tin before releasing.


12. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 6