Thursday, November 15, 2007

Kentucky Butter Cake

3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup butter
4 eggs
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
2 tsp vanilla

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 10" tube pan. Blend cake ingredients at
low speed till moist. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed. Bake 55-70 minutes.

Butter Sauce

3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter
3 tbsp water
2 tsp vanilla

In saucepan, combine ingredients over low heat until butter melts. Do not
boil. Prick cake, 10-12 times with a long tined fork. Slowly pour hot sauce
over cake. Let cool before removing from the pan. Sprinkle powdered sugar on
before serving.

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