French Butter Cake

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

I found this saved recipe while searching through a box of my old recipes. Have not made it yet--- sounds very rich & yummy. Posting here for safekeeping. (note: Not sure if the baking time is correct! If you make this recipe, please let me know what the proper baking time is, thank you kindly!).

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter or margarine in bowl. Beat in egg yolks. Mix well.
  3. Sift flour and salt onto board or into large bowl. Make a well in the center. Put sugar and egg-yolk mixture in well. Mix with flour gradually until blended.
  4. Mix in vanilla and orange liqueur or rum. Knead dough well.
  5. Turn into 9x9x2-inch pan. Spread evenly with spatula. Brush with beaten egg.
  6. Bake 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours. Cool in pan. Cake keeps several weeks wrapped in foil.