One bite of this rich, soft, and fluffy Butter Cake, and your mouth will start watering. It’s delightfully sweet and will melt in your mouth as you soak the cake with a tasty buttery glaze. With a beautiful golden crust, this cake is impressive on its own and only requires a few simple ingredients to make.
Also known as Kentucky butter cake, this old-fashioned cake is sweet, buttery, and soft. Thanks to the glaze, this cake is moist and stays moist for days at room temperature. The buttery glaze also gives this cake its delicious crisp coating thats reminiscent of a glazed donut.
It’s perfect for any occasion, from potlucks to parties, as both kids and adults love it. You’ll also love it because it’s one of those cakes that do not require any additional decorating. It’s quick, simple, and made with simple everyday ingredients. If you just bought a new bundt pan and need another delicious recipe to use it for, try my chocolate bundt cake recipe, vanilla bundt cake recipe, or sour cream pound cake recipe.
Ingredients you need:
2 large eggs
125 grams of flour
125 grams of sugar
½ cup of vegetable oil
½ cup of milk
1 tablespoon vanilla or orange essence
1 tablespoon baking powder
Once you have all the ingredients, try to separate them according to the
measurements you will need to prepare this recipe. When this is ready, you must begin to follow each step in depth to have the perfect Mexican mantecadas
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and place the paper cups in the shortbread mold.
In a cup place the flour, baking powder and yeast, then reserve it.
While, in another cup you must place the sugar and the eggs, in this case you must beat until all the sugar has completely dissolved.
Proceed to add the milk, the essence of either vanilla or orange, and the orange zest. You must mix again.
Go adding the oil gradually and slowly, while you mix until you achieve a uniform and homogeneous mixture.
To this mixture you will have to add the one you reserved in the first step along with a tablespoon of salt. You should keep mixing, but not as much. Then let it rest for about 15 minutes.
Add the mixture to the mold that you already have ready. You must cook it for 20 minutes in the oven, then let them cool for a couple of minutes and they are ready to be eaten.
Mexican mantecadas last in perfect condition, that is, crispy and fresh for two or three days. So you can have an exquisite snack for several days.