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Bonnie Butter Cake Recipe

The Bonnie Butter Cake with French Silk Frosting….. The memories of that cake always made me smile, and I felt comforted without having to eat it. I could remember the taste, the smell, the buttery chocolate burst of happiness filling my mouth; but most importantly, the memories of sitting at the table with my dad, sharing a piece of cake and a glass of milk.

Bonnie Butter Cake Recipe
Betty Crocker’s Bonnie Butter Cake with French Silk Frosting

While I was at my cousin’s over the weekend, I was overjoyed to see he still had his mother’s old Betty Crocker cookbook. I had been searching for the recipe that my Dad used to make when I was a kid. I happily scratched it down on a piece of paper.

I had tried other recipes but none could reproduce that cake; maybe it was also the memories I was trying to reproduce? Anyway, on to the recipe!

 

There you have it, the best butter cake recipe one could ever bake. I plan on baking one very soon, maybe this upcoming weekend.

Recipe and Original Cake photo Copyright – 1971 General Mills

8 Comments

  1. Ace says:

    that looks Delicious 😀

  2. Sabby says:

    It looks and sounds really good. Memories are amazing things.

  3. Katrina says:

    THANK YOU!!! I found this after calling my mom for the recipe. I have had a craving for this type of cake. No one really sells yellow cakes anymore and I refused to buy a box mix. I will be bookmarking this. THANKS AGAIN!

    1. You are very welcome! Enjoy it. 🙂

  4. I have been looking for this recipe. Thanks!!

    1. Enjoy!

  5. Patrizia says:

    I remember baking this exact recipe so many times,when I was a teen, from my mom’s Betty Crocker recipe book. Brought back memories. Thank you.

  6. Thank you so much! I’ve had this cake and been looking for the recipe almost 35 years!

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