Butter cake can be made even better when frosted with a creamy browned butter frosting.
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2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter
3 cups powdered sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans; set aside.
Combine 2/3 cup butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Add flour, baking powder and salt alternately with milk, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Divide batter among prepared pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium-low heat 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned.
Place browned butter into bowl. Add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often and gradually adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency.
Spread frosting between cooled cake layers, top and sides of cake.
Cake can be baked in 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 30-35 minutes.
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This cake came out very good. I cut the baking time about 5 minutes as soon as the top started to turn golden. The cake came out very moist. The frosting is delicious.
Next time I will add the maximum amount of milk to the frosting, so it makes spreading easier.
Browning the butter brings out the flavor. Try it in one of these recipes.