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Kentucky Butter Cake – Immaculate Bites

Kentucky Butter Cake – The recipe for this cake is so simple, but how delicious it is! The buttery bourbon glaze is insanely moist and absolutely delightful to eat. πŸ˜‹ A unique recipe if you’re tired of the usual old-fashioned desserts.

Every time I share this recipe with someone, I run into the same two questions. What is Kentucky Butter Cake and what does it taste like? Kentucky butter cake is light and fluffy and baked in a tube pan. It tastes similar to a cake donut, but when infused with glaze, it becomes a very buttery, moist and delicious cake.

In fact, it’s so good that it requires no icing at all, just a beautiful glaze. I usually serve it with whipped cream and fresh berries. Not only the taste but also the appearance is gorgeous. 😍

Yummy Kentucky butter cake

Why It’s Called Kentucky Butter Cake

Whether this butter cake originated in Kentucky is still a mystery. I think it’s called KY Buttercake because of the bourbon glaze, after all he 95% of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky. πŸ₯ƒ

recipe ingredients

What you need for this recipe
  1. butter – It’s butter cake. Better to believe that cakes and glazes are full of butter.
  2. flour – A pantry staple, all-purpose flour makes the perfect cake in your recipe.
  3. Cream cheese – Giving this cake the perfect sourness makes it light and fluffy even with cream cheese.
  4. buttermilk – Moisture and a touch of sourness make this cake pure heaven.
  5. glaze – Glaze requires sugar, butter, water, vanilla extract and a splash of bourbon.

how to make kentucky butter cake

Cream butter, cream cheese, sugar and add dry ingredients
Add dairy products and bake to create a glaze

make a cake

  • prepare the tools – Preheat oven to 300Β°F/150Β°C. Then, liberally grease the tube or bundt pan with cooking spray and set it aside.
  • cream butter & sugar – Cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar on high speed with a hand mixer or hand mixer until fluffy and pale, about 5 minutes. (photo1)
  • add eggs – Gradually add eggs and stir, mixing well after each addition. (Photos 2-3)
  • dry ingredients – Add flour, baking powder and salt to the dough. (Photo 4)
  • finish – Then add the buttermilk and vanilla extract. Stir well until everything is completely mixed, but do not over mix. Scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl. (Photos 5-6)
  • pour butter In a greased tube cake pan. Tap pan against work surface to remove large air bubbles. (Photo 7)
  • bake – Then place in the oven and bake at 300℉/150℃ with a tester inserted in the center until clean. It will probably take 65 minutes or more, depending on your oven.
  • cool – Remove the cake from the oven and set it aside.

Glaze the Cake

  • heat the material – Combine sugar, butter, water, salt, and bourbon in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts, but do not bring to a boil. (Photo 8)
  • add vanilla – Then remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Set aside about 1/3 cup of the glaze for brushing the outside of the cake.
  • soak the cake – Pierce the cake with a skewer. Then spoon most of the syrup onto the top of the cake (but avoid the sides).
  • Chill – Then let the cake cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • final stretch – After cooling, flip the cake onto a serving plate.
  • glaze cake – Brush or glaze outside of cake with remaining glaze.
  • cool – Finally, let cool and serve with homemade whipped cream and fresh berries, if desired.
kentucky butter cake

recipe variations

  1. Add some warm spices. Add spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or pumpkin pie spice to the dough to give your Kentucky butter cake a little more fall-themed flavor. πŸ‚
  2. Add crunch. Add dried coconut flakes or crushed pecans to the batter if desired. Plus, you get a little crunch in every bite.

tips and tricks

  1. Bringing all ingredients to room temperature will help cream the mixture and prevent overmixing.
  2. Liberally grease the tube pan, especially if you’re using a grooved bundt-style pan. Lightly dust a greased pan with flour before pouring the butter to prevent the cake from sticking.
  3. If, despite your best efforts, some of the cake sticks to the pan when you turn it over, dust the top of the cake lightly with powdered sugar. increase. πŸ™ˆ

advance instructions

Kentucky butter cake because it is glazed Even better the next day You burn it, believe it or not. Make this cake the day before serving!

you can also freezing This cake, whole or sliced, max Three monthsSo if you want to make it even more ahead, freeze it in an airtight container and then thaw it in the refrigerator the night before serving.

How to eat and store

Allow Kentucky Butter Cake to cool completely before serving. Store covered (I like to put it in a cake carrier). 3 days at room temperatureYou can always store this cake if you want it chilled a week in the refrigerator if it lasts long.

If you want the cake to be slightly warmer, heat each slice in the microwave for about 10 seconds.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you make a moist and fluffy cake?

Creaming the butter and sugar is the secret to a moist and fluffy cake! When creaming is complete, the mixture should appear pale yellow (almost white) and smooth. If so, you’ve taken in enough air to bake a fluffy cake. Air can escape and the cake can become tough.

What is the difference between butter cake and regular cake?

Butter cake has a lot of butter, so it becomes a moist and rich cake. Most people think of butter cake as a regular cake. At least, that’s what we’re most used to eating, but foam cakes are light and airy made from well-beaten eggs, a good example being his sponge cake.

Is it better to use butter or margarine for cakes?

Always use butter in cakes if possible. Better flavor and texture than margarine, but if you have it, go for it.

Enjoy Kentucky butter cake with berries and cream

What to eat with kentucky butter cake

Please consider topping this cake homemade whipped cream and fresh fruit. A beautiful pairing. πŸ₯Ή Maybe candy pecan When homemade caramel sauce that too? I upvote.

Oh, and don’t forget to serve it with a luscious drink. chai tea latte or some homemade eggnog. Hmmm! No matter what you eat, there is no doubt that it will be delicious.

Delicious dessert recipes to try

  1. pecan pie cheesecake
  2. german chocolate cake
  3. red velvet cheesecake
  4. chocolate guinness cake
  5. buttermilk pound cake

Conclusion

It has everything you need to create simple yet amazingly unique cakes. Do you have a favorite moisture-infused cake recipe? We’d love to know what it is in the comments section below.

see how to make

kentucky butter cake

The recipe for this cake is so simple, but the buttery bourbon glaze is so moist and absolutely delightful to eat. A unique recipe if you’re tired of the usual desserts.

instructions

butter cake

  • Preheat oven to 300Β°F/150Β°C. Then, liberally grease the tube or bundt pan with cooking spray and set it aside.

  • Cream the butter, cream cheese, and sugar with a hand mixer or hand mixer on high speed until pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

  • Stir in the eggs a little at a time, beating the mixture well after each addition.

  • Add flour, baking powder and salt to the dough.

  • Then add the buttermilk and vanilla extract. Stir well until everything is completely mixed, but do not over mix. Scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl.

  • Pour the batter into a greased tube cake mold. Tap pan against work surface to remove large air bubbles.

  • After that, put it in the oven and bake it at 150℃ with a tester inserted in the center until it is clean. It will probably take 65 minutes or more, depending on your oven.

  • Remove cake from oven and set aside.

glaze

  • Combine sugar, butter, water, salt, and bourbon in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts, but do not bring to a boil.

  • Then remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Set aside about 1/3 cup of the glaze to brush the outside of the cake.

  • Poke holes in the cake with a skewer. Then spoon the syrup over the cake (but avoid the sides).

  • Then let the cake cool for 15-20 minutes. After cooling, flip the cake onto a serving plate.

  • Brush or glaze outside of cake with remaining glaze.

  • Finally, let cool and serve with homemade whipped cream and fresh berries, if desired.

Tips and notes:

  • Bringing all ingredients to room temperature will help cream the mixture and prevent overmixing.
  • Liberally grease the tube pan, especially if you are using a grooved bundt-style pan. Lightly dust a greased pan with flour before pouring the butter to prevent the cake from sticking.
  • If, despite your best efforts, some of the cake sticks to the pan when you turn it over, dust the top of the cake lightly with powdered sugar. increase.
  • Keep in mind that nutritional information is approximate and can vary greatly depending on products used in recipes.

Nutrition Facts Table:

Serving: 1slice| | calorie: 892kcal (45%)| | carbohydrate: 119g (40%)| | protein: 12g (twenty four%)| | thick: 41g (63%)| | saturated fat: twenty fiveg (156%)| | Polyunsaturated fat: 2g| | Monounsaturated fat: 11g| | Trans fat: 1g| | cholesterol: 195mg (65%)| | sodium: 305mg (13%)| | potassium: 275mg (8%)| | fiber: 2g (8%)| | sugar: 64g (71%)| | Vitamin A: 1338IU (27%)| | Vitamin C: 0.2mg| | calcium: 117mg (12%)| | iron: Fourmg (twenty two%)



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