One-Bowl Kentucky Butter Cake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
20 mins
50 mins

This is an easy one-bowl recipe! If you prefer more sauce on the cake, then the butter sauce can easily be doubled.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan or a 12-cup bundt pan.
  3. In a large bowl combine all cake ingredients; beat on low speed until moistened, then beat for another 3 minutes at medium speed.
  4. Pour the batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until cake tests done.
  6. For the butter sauce; in a saucepan, over low heat combine all sauce ingredients; cook just until the butter melts, stirring occasionally (do not boil).
  7. When cake is done remove from oven and pierce all over cake with a large fork or a long thin straw; pour the sauce all over the warm cake.
  8. Let stand 5 minutes, or until sauce is absorbed.