Vanilla-Butter Cake

A hot butter sauce is poured over the top and soaks into the dessert, "frosting" the cake.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

CAKE

1
(1 lb. 2.25-oz.) pkg. pudding-included butter flavor yellow cake mix
1
(3.4-oz.) pkg. instant vanilla pudding and pie filling mix
1
cup water
1/2
cup butter, softened
4
eggs

BUTTER SAUCE

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

GARNISH

2
to 3 teaspoons powdered sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4 With long-tined fork, pierce cake 10 to 12 times. Slowly pour hot sauce over warm cake. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce is absorbed. Invert cake onto serving plate. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 5 Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. If desired, serve with whipped cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine all cake ingredients; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at high speed. Pour batter into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 3 In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients except vanilla; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute. Stir in vanilla.
  • 4 With long-tined fork, pierce cake 10 to 12 times. Slowly pour hot sauce over warm cake. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce is absorbed. Invert cake onto serving plate. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 5 Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. If desired, serve with whipped cream.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.