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Best Butter Cake

Butter cakes are melt-in-your-mouth treats that are perfect for sleepovers or play dates. Skip the store bought mix and use this recipe, which calls for ingredients you'll have on hand. You can even add your own sweet additions, from chocolate chips to nuts, to dress it up and make it your own.

Best Butter Cake


For 10 people

  • 1/4 cup(s) butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter flavored Crisco
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sifted cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) buttermilk, yogurt, or sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) mace


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour one half-size bundt cake pan or one bread loaf or large brownie pan. Cream butter, Crisco, and gradually add the sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with milk and flavorings to creamed mixture, beating after each addition until smooth and light. Pour batter into cake pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes then remove and finish cooling on rack. Frost when cool with your favorite frosting or drizzle with confectioner's icing and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 239.26 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.62g
  • Sodium (mg): 192.67mg
  • Carbs: 34.72g
  • Fat: 9.86g
  • Saturated fat (g): 4.27g
  • Proteins: 2.98g