Are you looking for an easy thing to make? If yes, then, the Kentucky Butter Cake is what you should be considering right now. Out of curiosity, you may be wondering why the butter cake is named Kentucky butter cake.

Well, no one has an idea of what brought about that name, but, just so you know, research made it known that, the recipe for Kentucky butter cake has been in existence since 1963. Did you just say “waoh?”

We have gathered information on the ingredients and how to prepare Kentucky butter cake. To get your desired result, all you need to do is to follow all instructions and use necessary ingredients listed.

1.  In order to make a delicious Kentucky butter cake, the very first thing you need to get is a big bowl for you to get all ingredients mixed in perfectly. It must be a big bowl please. Reason being that, a big bowl would allow you get the mixtures mixed properly.

After that, get the sugar and cream butter added inside the bowl, mix together thoroughly until they turn white. Proceed by adding the eggs into the mixture gotten already one after the other.

Make sure you beat the mixture well after adding each egg. Get the vanilla mixed. Afterwards, add the baking powder, salt, baking soda and flour. Get the fluffy mixture alternatively added with butter milk. Ensure you beat well after every addition.

2. Pour the mixture into a lubricated and floured 10-in. For baking, you’d need a 350° temperature. Endeavour to bake until the toothpick inserted in the middle of the mixture comes out clean. You should be done with this within 55-70 minutes.

Get it cooled for another 10 minutes. Put a knife through it and middle tube of the pan. Next thing to do is to turn the cake upside down into a wire rack over a lubricated paper.

3.  If you’re interested in source, add the water, sugar and butter in a little frying pan. Ensure to cook under average heat until the sugar gets dissolved and butter gets melted. Next is to drop from heat and stir together.

4. Dig holes in the uppermost part of the warm cake and get 1/4 cup sauce over cake spooned. Leave for a little while until the sauce gets socked up. Do this process for two times.

Dig holes into edges of cake and get the remaining sauce brushed over the edges. Let it get cool of completely and you are done!

To get the desired result, you must endeavour to use the appropriate ingredients as listed below:


1 cup butter, softened

2 cups sugar

4 large eggs, room temperature

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk

Butter Sauce:

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup butter, cubed

1/4 cup water

1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract

1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

There are some nutritional facts about Kentucky butter cake that you really should be aware of. These facts would give you an idea of what it’s made up of.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 410 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 344mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.