Kentucky Butter Cake - amazing homemade pound cake recipe! SO delicious!!! The cake is soaked with a butter sauce that makes the cake so moist and gives it a nice crust on the outside. Will keep for days, although it didn't last that long at our house! CRAZY good!
Preheat oven to 325ºF. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.
In a large bowl, mix together the 1 cup of butter and 2 cups of sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, mixing well.
Combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add 1/3 of flour mixture to batter, mix until blended. Add 1/2 of buttermilk and mix until blended. Add 1/3 of flour mixture, mixing until blended. Add remaining buttermilk, mix well. Add remaining flour mixture and 1 tablespoon of vanilla, mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
In a saucepan combine the remaining 3/4 cups sugar, 6 tablespoons butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and the water. Cook over medium heat, until fully melted and combined, but do not boil.
Prick lots holes all over cake. I used a wooden skewer and went all the way down in the pan. Slowly pour butter sauce over cake. Let cake cool before removing from pan.