Thursday, 23 February 2017

Butter Cake

Ingredients


  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 cup buttermilk 
  • 1 cup butter 
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
  • 4 eggs 
  • 3/4 cup white sugar 
  • 1/3 cup butter 
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, 2 cups sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Blend in buttermilk, 1 cup of butter, 2 teaspoons of vanilla and 4 eggs. Beat for 3 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Prick holes in the still warm cake. Slowly pour sauce over cake. Let cake cool before removing from pan.
  • To Make Butter Sauce: In a saucepan combine the remaining 3/4 cups sugar, 1/3 cup butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and the water. Cook over medium heat, until fully melted and combined, but do not boil.

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