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Brown Sugar Cake with Buttery Brown Sugar Sauce

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Brown Sugar Cake with Buttery Brown Sugar Sauce
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16
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The recipe title says it all--rich buttery brown sugar flavor, mmm.
Updated Jan 24, 2010

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup milk

Sauce

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 12-cup fluted tube cake pan or 10-inch angel food (tube cake) pan with shortening; lightly flour. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, the granulated sugar and softened butter with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on medium speed about 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add 2 teaspoons vanilla. Beat in flour mixture alternately with 3/4 cup milk on low speed until smooth. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients except vanilla to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil and stir 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Serve warm sauce with cake.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For the best flavor, use butter instead of margarine in this recipe.

Nutrition

470 Calories, 25g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 57g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
225
Total Fat
25g
0%
Saturated Fat
15g
0%
Cholesterol
115mg
0%
Sodium
280mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%
18%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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