Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe

Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe

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How To Make Kentucky Butter Cake

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 65 minutes



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla extract.

  5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the batter, alternating with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour.

  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.

  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  8. Remove from the oven and allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.

  9. Transfer the cake to a wire rack and let it cool completely before serving.


  • Calories : 530kcal
  • Total Fat : 27g
  • Saturated Fat : 16g
  • Cholesterol : 180mg
  • Sodium : 345mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 65g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 43g
  • Protein : 6g
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