Butter Cake

Butter Cake

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"This cake is practical and can be for many uses. You can also add fruit in it if you wish."

Ingredients

1 h 5 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 210 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 251 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8-inch square baking pan. Line bottom with parchment or wax paper, or dust lightly with flour.
  2. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder.
  3. Beat butter and white sugar until fluffy and light in color. Gradually add eggs, beating well after each addition; stir in vanilla. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Stir until just blended (see Cook's Note for Blueberry Cake variation). Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for until cake springs back when lightly touched, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes before inverting onto wire rack to cool completely.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Blueberry Cake variation: add 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg to the dry ingredients and stir 1 cup fresh blueberries into the batter before baking. Cut in squares while it is still hot.
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I have to say that this is the recipe I was looking for! A yellow cake made from scratch. I followed the recipe to a T except I did what others suggested - cream the butter and sugar well (for...

Mixed properly and not overbaked, this is a fine, moist butter cake. I used Penzey's double strength vanilla and, for extra richness and moistness, I added an egg yolk in addition to the two...

I have used this recipe on two occasions. I found the texture of the cake to be perfect for shaping it into themes. It holds together very , very well. Everyone who had the cake at the two birth...