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Kentucky Butter Cake #2

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Category: Cakes, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Flour
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 3 tb Dark rum
  • 1 c Butter, softened
  • 2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 4 lg Eggs


3/4 c Sugar
1/3 c Butter
3 tb Rum, or water
2 ts Vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease and lightly flour

12 cup fluted tube (bundt) pan. In large mixer bowl, blend all cake

ingredients at low speed until moistened. Beat 3 minutes at medium

speed. Pour butter into prepared pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 55

minutes or longer (until tester comes out clean).


Meanwhile, in small saucepan melt butter, sugar and rum. When

sugar is melted into the butter, remove from heat and add vanilla.

Set aside.


Leaving cake in pan, prick hot cake deeply every inch with a

long-tined fork OR skewer. Reheat butter sauce and pour 3/4 cup

hot butter sauce over hot cake. Cool upright in pan for 5 minutes.

Invert onto serving plate. Spoon or carefully brush remaining sauce

over cake. Freezes very well when wrapped in foil.

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