Deep Butter Cake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by cameyer

I am not sure where this came from, but I have had this recipe for many years. Whenever I take the cake somewhere, I also take the recipe, because everyone wants a copy. I think it is the best butter cake around. I hope you like this too.

Top Review by NovaM

I took this to work this evening - it didn't last long ! Got the thumbs up from everyone who managed to get a piece. This one is a keeper. Thanks cameyer !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  2. Combine flour and baking powder.
  3. Beat butter and egg yolks until thoroughly combined, add sugar and powdered sugar, beat on high until a lemon color.
  4. About 5 minutes.
  5. Add flour & milk alternately, beginning and ending with the flour.
  6. Add the vanilla and fold in the egg whites.
  7. Pour into greased and floured 9x13 cake pan.
  8. Bake 300 degrees 1 hour.
  9. Take out of oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar, cover with a dish towel until cool.
  10. Do not over bake.

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