I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I can’t believe we are 15 days away from Christmas! Though I have tried several new recipes for Thanksgiving, this Butterscotch Cake hits different!
I came across this Butterscotch Cake Recipe in a cookbook from my Granny. It’s so special to me!! Though it is an easy recipe, the cake tastes so delicious and is incredibly moist. It will be the perfect addition to your Christmas potluck or Christmas Dinner!!!
Butterscotch is the STAR!
Butterscotch has a distinctive, creamy flavor that is totally appealing. Indeed, this effortless and straightforward recipe helps you prepare the most delectable butterscotch cake with a luscious texture and a delicate crumb .
Butterscotch, Toffee, or Caramel?
What’s the difference between butterscotch, toffee, and caramel? There are small but noticeable differences that can accommodate a wide range of tastes. While these three sweet confectioneries or sauces are made using a delectable combination of sugar and butter, they differ in a way or another:
Caramel basically incorporates granulated sugar, cream, and vanilla flavorings, giving the mix a velvety fine balance.
Toffee is butterscotch that has been cooked for a longer period of time. It is perfect to create a gooey, sweet syrup that goes well with a variety of old-fashioned butterscotch sweets.
Butterscotch’s key ingredient is brown sugar. It contains molasses, and gives butterscotch a decadent taste. Because of this, a butterscotch cake is richer and more flavorful!
Why Am I in Love With This Recipe??
This cake is so easy to prepare with cupboard essential ingredients.
It’s the ideal cake for everyone who enjoys butterscotch.
To give the cake a more distinctive and luxurious sense, you can add other ingredients to the mixture, like nuts.
This recipe’s luscious yet light and fluffy flavor comes from the whisked eggs.
Take It to The Next Level!
If you have some time on hand, you can take this cake to the next level!
Add Layers of Butterscotch Sauce
This decadent butterscotch sauce can stand out and bring the butterscotch cake’s tastes together. Brown sugar, butter, and fresh cream are the only ingredients required, all of which can be found in your cupboard.
In less than 10 minutes, you’ll prepare a sauce that you’ll use not just in this cake, but also in ice cream and other treats.
Frost your Cake with Butterscotch Flavored Buttercream
Feel free to frost this cake with buttercream flavored with the butterscotch sauce you have produced. Because of how smooth and delectable it is, buttercream is perhaps the greatest frosting option for a cake.
Decorate your Cake!
To embellish your cake, you can make an extra caramelized sugar poured over parchment paper in a netted pattern. It simply pulls off after cooling. As a stunning piece of decoration, place this on top of the cake. This would give your cake a luxurious appearance.
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How to Store Your Butterscotch Cake?
You can keep your Butterscotch Cake at room temperature for 3-4 days in a sealed container or covered in the pan.
You can also wrap your cake pan in a layer of plastic wrap and then a layer of foil after making sure it’s freezer resistant. Store it in the freezer for up to 3 months.
To defrost, take the cake out of the freezer and set it on the counter to come to room temperature before serving.
Tips and Tricks for The Best Butterscotch Cake
Ensure that all of your ingredients are at room temperature. This is a crucial step in this recipe.
This is the most important stage in constructing a great cake. Mix everything together thoroughly to incorporate air into the mixture, resulting in a light and fluffy cake.
Before serving, make sure your cake is totally cool.
Allow your butterscotch chips to cool before adding them to the mixture. This way, they’ll melt in your mouth while you eat them!
Frequently Asked Questions
Use the toothpick test as a guide. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
To prepare an egg-less butterscotch cake, use yogurt. It is an excellent egg alternative in cakes.
If butterscotch chips are unavailable, you can use caramelized cashews instead. To do that, combine ¼ cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of water in a pot over medium heat, and boil until the sugar acquires a lovely golden brown color. Directly, add ¼ cup of cashews and coat them completely in the sugar with a spatula. Place the nuts on parchment paper or a silicon sheet to cool. After the cashews have cooled, slice them up and place them in the cake mixture.
How to Prepare an Enticing Butterscotch Cake?
- Cake Box Mix
- Sour cream
- Butterscotch Chips
Steps to Follow
First, preheat the oven to 350℉.
Next, mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
Now, spray your Bundt Cake pan with Bakers Joy or your choice of cooking spray.
Finally, pour the cake mix in your pan and bake for 45 minutes to an hour.
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- 1 Yellow Cake Box Mix
- 1 cup Oil
- 1 cup Sour cream
- 1 cup Butterscotch Chips
- 4 Eggs
- Preheat the oven to 350℉.
- Mix all ingredientsin a bowl.
- Spray your Bundt Cake pan with Bakers Joy or your choice of cooking spray.
- Pour cake mix in yourpan and bake for 45 minutes to an hour.
I love butterscotch but I’ve never thought about making a cake with butterscotch chips. Thanks for the recipe!
Butterscotch is such a comforting and familiar flavor; especially for this time of year! This will make a lovely addition to any holiday spread!
I love a good box cake recipe! Sometimes I don’t feel like all the work from scratch! This looks simple and decadent!
Sounds so good! Thanks for sharing!
I love cake and I always love to try new flavors and recipes. I will try this and let you know how I like it. I know the flavor will be out of this world with the butterscotch chips addition.
I love that this calls for box cake – so easy to whip up!
This cake looks so yummy and I love how simple it is to make!
It looks really good and I bet the sweetness is just perfect! Thank you for sharing the recipe.
Those butterscotch chips are a great baking hack–thanks!
I love butterscotch cake. I made it once and my family KILLED it!