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Botercake (Butter Cake)

Botercake (Butter Cake)

Hanneke Hartkoorn

This is a Dutch recipe for 'buttercake' made with plenty of butter, of course, and lemon and vanilla for flavor.

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  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 309 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 10 inch loaf pan.
  2. Mix grated lemon rind with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  3. Beat butter and sugar with vanilla sugar and lemon rind until the mixture becomes white and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time mixing after each one.
  4. Mix flour and baking powder together and then carefully fold into the butter and egg mixture. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake cake for 60 to 75 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
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Reviews

Evie
31
3/20/2007

I grew up in a traditional Dutch family and is one of the most well known traditional Dutch Recipe. It is Boterkoek, not Botercake. Also, I think it is a typo that you bake in in a LOAF pan. You don't - I've never in my life seen it baked in a loaf pan. You bake it in one 10 inch round cake pan. Always.

hanneke hartkoorn
21
10/18/2007

Actually something strange happened to this recipe. In the original recipe I submitted a very long time ago, there were equal quantities of butter, sugar and flour. The measurement of each of these three should be 50 grams per egg. So a 5 egg recipe requires 250 grams butter, 250 grams sugar and 250 grams flour. I'm sure if you try this the result will turn out better! In August I have submitted the recipe for the BOTERKOEK that some of the reviewers here are talking about. BoterKOEK is completely different from BoterCAKE. Unfortunately this recipe is not public yet.

STARKRAZI
12
7/11/2006

Very good!!! Baked this in a 10-in cake pan so it baked in about 30 minutes.