Butter Brickle Cake

Butter Brickle Cake


"This recipe helps you bring a simple and sweet cake to the table that simply tastes like home."


servings 321 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 321 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 316 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 13x9 inch pan.
  2. Sift the flour, white sugar, baking powder and salt together. Mix in the shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Add the egg whites and beat for 2 minutes. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool then ice.
  4. To Make Icing: Melt butter in a saucepan until it begins to brown. Remove from heat and add the confectioners' sugar, evaporated milk or half and half, hot water and 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Beat at medium speed for three minutes. Then pour icing over cake and allow icing to set. Enjoy!
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  1. 23 Ratings


If you are old enough to remember the "Pillsbury" Butter Brickle cake from the 70's, you know that this cake tastes nothing like it. The cake was dry and the icing too rich. Even with Heath bars...

This was my first experience baking a cake from scratch and it was great! I made it for my husband's birthday & he loved it!!!

This is GREAT! I've made this several times for different occassions and its always a hit! -I cut it into bite sized pieces and put them into little cupcake cups on a tray -that way none gets ...

Used as a cake with fresh strawberries and whipped cream, one of my favorite desserts! Has a wonderful taste!

It's a nice change from other cakes. Not too sweet, kinda dense and crumbly though. I was hoping for more of a moist cake.

This cake is absolutely delicious. It was easy to make and turned out perfectly. The texture was very soft and moist. I would recommend this cake strongly to everyone, even if it's your first!

Good cake for something a little different. I added 3oz cream cheese and toffee bits to the batter. I baked mine as a bundt at 350 for 55 minutes. Be sure to grease and flour the pan really w...

Well, there went the diet... I couldn't stop eating this thing! Never had a Butter Brickle cake before. Thankfully, curiosity made me try it. SOOO GOOD!!! I did add a bag of Heath Toffee bits ...

I made this cake for my brothers birthday, with the Best Buttercream Frosting from this site also. Unbelivable!!! The cakes has great flavor and moist. For the frosting it went very well with th...