This Kentucky Butter Cake recipe has been around for a long time because it is such a great cake! Butter cake is very moist and the rum just makes it even better. This recipe is a keeper. Great to serve to family, friends and guests.2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 sticks butter, softened 2 teaspoons rum, can use more(If you don’t use alcohol, you can substitute vanilla extract or rum extract) 1 cup buttermilk 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda In a large bowl cream sugar, eggs, butter, and buttermilk together with mixer. Add flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and vanilla or rum and mix. Pour batter into a well-sprayed bundt pan or pan of your choice. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes until done. Let cool in the pan at least 30 minutes before removing. Rum Sauce 3/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter 3 tablespoons water 2 teaspoons rum, can use more (If you don’t use alcohol, you can substitute vanilla extract or rum extract) Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until fully melted. Do not boil! Pour over cake. (Note: I take a skewer and poke holes in the cake, then use a turkey baster to put sauce into holes but you can just pour it over the cake) The cake will soak up the sauce. YUMMY! Enjoy! Don’t Forget to Pin! Just a reminder to look on the right hand side of this page and type in your e-mail address so you don’t miss notification of new tips, fun things and recipes when they come out! You will be notified first of anything new on our site. Your e-mail will not be shared with anyone. We have over 27,000 e-mail subscribers and they are always the first to know about any new posts. © The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder. Feel free to “share” with your friends by clicking on the Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest buttons below. You can print by clicking on the printer icon below. It is the green square below with a printer inside the square right beside the twitter, Pinterest and Facebook icons.