Easy Everyday Butter Cake

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12


  • Klarbrunn Strawberry Guava for serving
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter half melted
  • 1 cup Granulated Cane Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp. Almond Extract Optional
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cups Sour Cream or Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 cups Cake Flour or All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • ¼ cup Granulated Cane Sugar for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Generously butter a 9×9” pan or line with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix the half-melted butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes, until the butter becomes fully melted.
  • Add the vanilla extract, almond extract, and eggs. Whisk 1-2 more minutes, until smooth and creamy.
  • Mix in the sour cream.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the flour and baking powder until well combined. Add to the butter bowl. Mix just until combined.
  • Transfer the cake batter to the prepared pan. Sprinkle with the remaining ¼ cup sugar.
  • Bake 25-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with moist crumbs. Let cool at least 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Enjoy warm or cooled with Klarbrunn Strawberry Guava for a complimentary refreshment!