Rich Butter Cake

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
45 mins

Everyone has their favorite butter cake recipe. This one is mine. Found it in old recipe file that belonged to my mother-in-law.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat sugar and 1 cup butter in large bowl at medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until creamy. Add eggs, two at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 2 teaspoons vanilla. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture alternately with 1 cup milk, beating well after each addition.
  3. Pour batter into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, beat 1/2 cup butter and cooled chocolate in large bowl at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, alternately with 1/4 cup milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla and scraping bowl occasionally, until well mixed. Frost cooled cake. Sprinkle with decorator sprinkles, if desired.
  5. TIP: Add 1 to 2 tablespoons additional milk to frosting for desired spreading consistency.
  6. TIP: This cake is very versatile. Frost the cake or, leave unfrosted and top each serving with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.