Kentucky Butter Cake
- 3 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup Darigold Buttermilk
- 1 cup Darigold Butter, softened
- 2 teaspoons vanilla or rum extract
- 4 eggs
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup Darigold Butter
- 3 tablespoons water
- 1 - 2 teaspoons vanilla or rum extract
- Powdered sugar
- Darigold Whipping Cream, whipped
Preheat oven to 325°F. Generously grease and lightly flour 12-cup bundt pan or 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, until tests done. Do not remove from pan.
In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients; cook over low heat until butter melts, stirring occasionally. Do not boil. Using long-tined fork, pierce hot cake in pan 10 - 12 times. Slowly pour hot sauce over cake. Remove cake from pan immediately after sauce has been absorbed, 5 - 10 minutes. Cool completely. Just before serving, sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar. Serve with sweetened whipped cream.
RECIPE YIELD/SERVING SIZE
Makes 12 - 16 servings.
Serve on a pretty cake plate and garnish with frosted grapes, fruit slices or fresh flowers.