Southern Caramel Cake Recipe


1 cup butter (2 sticks)
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour, self-rising
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons vanilla
Southern Caramel Icing Recipe, double the recipe

Prep time 40 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Total time 1 hour 10 mins


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare 3 9-inch cake pans.
Cream butter til fluffy and then add sugar and cream for about 8 more minutes.
Add eggs, 1 at a time, and cream after each.
Add flour and buttermilk, alternately, beginning and ending with flour.
Add vanilla and beat well.
Divide among pans and bake for 25-30 minutes until set.
Turn out of pans onto cooling racks and allow to cool completely.
Prepare Southern Caramel Icing as cakes are cooling then ice cake.