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Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe


Kentucky Butter Cake            
Posted by: Sydney Mon, 9 Feb 2004, at 8:07 a.m.


BATTER

1 cup butter ( No substitutions )
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
3 cups flour
3/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vanilla

BUTTER SAUCE
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp hot water
1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Batter
Cream butter, gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy
Add the eggs all at once and beat at HIGH until thick and creamy at least 5 min
Add milk and blend thoroughly
Combine flour, salt, baking powder and soda
Add to batter all at once and beat for at least 10 min
Batter will be very thick and creamy
Stir in vanilla
Pam a 10" Bundt pan
Turn batter into pan
Bake at 325o for 55-60 min
Prepare butter sauce by combining the sugars, hot water and butter stirring over low heat until butter is melted
Do not boil
Remove from heat and add vanilla
Let cake sit 5 min on a rack after baking
Poke holes all over cake with a long skewer
Pour warm butter sauce all over cake and letting it soak into the holes and down between the sides of the cake and pan
Cool completely before removing cake from pan.

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