Western Homestead Old Fashioned Butter Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • In mixing bowl, add 1 pound of butter or a combination of butter and margarine or butter and butter flavored Crisco to equal 1 pound.
  • Mix on low speed until soft and blended.
  • Add powdered sugar in one/third amounts, beating each one/third until all is mixed and fluffy.
  • Then add one egg at a time. Beat one minute for each egg.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Mix.
  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Spray Pam in a tube or angel food cake pan.
  • Note: You can use butter or margarine also.
  • Add flour, 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup at a time and mix on low speed until blended.
  • Pour batter evenly in pan.
  • Bake 1 1/2 hour in oven. High altitude, cook 5 to 10 minutes more.
  • Turn over tube pan over plate. I guarantee this cake will fall right out on the plate. Serve warm or cool. This is a no fail cake. Do not open the oven door.