Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake

Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake

Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake

This exquisite Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake is a delectable confection crafted from scratch, offering a perfect blend of buttery goodness with subtle hints of salted caramel. It stands as a delightful centerpiece at various events and gatherings.


  • 3 cups / 13 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk or fermented milk
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 large eggs


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Generously grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan or a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 cups sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add buttermilk, 1 cup butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and eggs; beat on low speed until moistened. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat for approximately 3 more minutes.
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared cake pan, ensuring an even spread.
  5. Bake the cake in the preheated oven for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, combine 3/4 cup sugar, 1/3 cup butter, 3 tablespoons water, and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Cook, stirring, until the butter is melted. Do not allow the mixture to come to a boil.
  7. Once the cake is done, transfer it to a wire rack. While still in the pan, pierce the cake with a fork or skewer. Pour the hot butter sauce over the cake.

Indulge in the divine flavors of this Salted Caramel Kentucky Butter Cake, a perfect treat that elevates any occasion.

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