Easy Kentucky Butter Crunch Cake

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This Kentucky Butter Crunch Cake recipe is another fantastic dessert recipe for a butter cake. This cake recipe always tastes better the next day as the butter in the cake makes the texture moister when it sits overnight. The texture of this cake recipe is dense almost like a pound cake. The best part about this butter cake recipe apart from its buttery taste is the cream cheese glaze that soaks right into the cake to make it even moister and then topped with some crunchy nuts and toasted coconut that is slightly browned until golden. Butter cake recipes are the most practical and easiest of all cake recipes because it uses all the readily available ingredients straight from your pantry. This recipe is very easy to make and uses the creaming method of mixing butter and sugar together. Always remember to let the sugar completely dissolve in the butter when mixing. The best way to do this is to set your cake mixer at high speed and beat it until light and fluffy. This cake also goes well as a side with a cup of hot coffee.

This butter cake recipe needs to be cooled before you transfer it onto the cooling rack because it can be very soft and fall apart if taken out of the pan too soon. Baking cakes is easy if you practice a few simple cooking tips like using the room temperature butter and cream cheese, and using quality ingredients to achieve the most velvety and soft cakes. Not only do quality ingredients matter but also bring out the richest flavor that a good cake recipe should have. If you follow these simple tips, then baking cakes is not all that complicated, especially when you have great cake recipes like this handy.

You can modify or change some of the ingredients in this butter cake recipe as per your preference and taste. If you pour some light rum on top of the freshly baked cake, the cake will taste a lot richer. You can use some dark rum, spiced rum, Coconut Rum or Bourbon whisky as well. You can also mix in some cream cheese along with some coconut milk in place of regular milk and add in some coconut extract to help enhance the flavor. You can also add some lemon zest to give it a refreshing lemony taste. If you don’t have some buttermilk readily available for this cake recipe, don't worry. You can always combine in one tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice in a cup of whole milk and wait for about five minutes. After five minutes, you can see that milk will curdle and what you get is a cup of freshly made buttermilk.

Almonds are food that is nutritionally dense. In a 100-gram serving of almonds, there are plenty of the B vitamins niacin and riboflavin, along with iron, calcium, vitamin E, magnesium, zinc, manganese, and phosphorus. The same sized of serving of almonds is also a good source of the B vitamins thiamine, folate, vitamin B6, and the essential mineral potassium. Almonds are also a food that is high in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. This Kentucky Butter Crunch Cake recipe tops the list of amazing dessert recipes. This easy Kentucky butter crunch cake recipe is just one of the dessert recipes you will find n the Creole Contessa site. This butter cake dessert recipe tastes so decadent that you are sure to be addicted. Make some Kentucky Butter Crunch cake today and enjoy with loved ones. **

Nutrition Facts for: Kentucky Butter Crunch Cake from Creole Contessa
Ingredients: Flour, butter, cream cheese, buttermilk, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, baking soda, salt, confectioners' sugar, toasted coconut, almonds.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. * Per Serving:Calories 814, Calories from Fat 426, Total Fat 47.3g 73%, Saturated Fat 26.0g 130%, Cholesterol 148mg 49%, Sodium 361mg 15%, Potassium 350mg 10%, Carbohydrates 89.9g 30%, Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%, Sugars 60.7g, Protein 12.0g, Vitamin A 23%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 14%, Iron 26%

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