One-Bowl Kentucky Butter Cake
- 3 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar, (or more, depending on how sweet you like it)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 14 teaspoons baking powder
- 12 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup butter, room temperature (no substitutions)
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 4 large eggs
- 34 cup sugar
- 13 cup butter, (no substitutions)
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
DirectionsPreheat oven to 325 degrees.
Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan or a 12-cup bundt pan.
In a large bowl combine all cake ingredients; beat on low speed until moistened, then beat for another 3 minutes at medium speed.
Pour the batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 50-60 minutes or until cake tests done.
For the butter sauce; in a saucepan, over low heat combine all sauce ingredients; cook just until the butter melts, stirring occasionally (do not boil).
When cake is done remove from oven and pierce all over cake with a large fork or a long thin straw; pour the sauce all over the warm cake.
Let stand 5 minutes, or until sauce is absorbed.