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  • Serves: 16 Servings

Butter Cake with Browned Butter Frosting

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 3/4 c Land O Lakes butter;
  • -softened
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 3/4 c Half-and-half


1/4 c Land O Lakes butter
3 c Powdered sugar
2 ts Vanilla
3 -(up to)
4 tb Milk

Heat oven to 350ø. In large mixer bowl combine sugar and 3/4 cup butter.
Beat at medium speed until creamy (1-2 minutes). Add egg yolks and vanilla.
Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 minute). Reduce
speed to low. Beat, gradually adding flour, baking powder and salt
alternately with half-and-half and scraping bowl often, until well mixed
(1-2 minutes). Batter will be thick. Divide batter between 2 greased and
floured 8-inch round cake pans. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick
inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes, remove from pan. Cool

Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat until
lightly browned (4-5 minutes). In small mixer bowl combine all frosting
ingredients except milk. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often and
gradually adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread
frosting between cooled cake layers; frost entire cake. Yields 16 servings.

TIP: Cake can be baked in a 13x9-inch baking pan; bake for 25-30 minutes.


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