Butterscotch Cake


  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Method –

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Grease and line a 9” round baking pan with waxed paper and set aside
  3. In a microwave, melt butterscotch chips with 1/4 cup water at 70% power for 1 minute. Stir
  4. Microwave at 10 to 20 second intervals till smooth
  5. Let it cool to room temperature
  6. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy till 5-7 minutes
  7. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition
  8. Add the butterscotch mixture and mix well
  9. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt
  10. Add this to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk until just combined
  11. Pour the mixture into prepared pan
  12. Bake 35-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean
  13. Cool for 10 minutes before removing on to a wire rack to cool completely

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