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Butter Cake Recipe?

I love how people guess and make assumptions about something they never ate. Did you really think the OP couldn't figure out how to make a plain dry cake made with butter. It's a yeast based bottom layer with a gooey BUTTERY top layer, German in origin called .Butterkuchen

Nov 20, 2012
swarm in Home Cooking


The butter cake is a Phila tradition that any local knows about and called Butterkuchen.

Nov 20, 2012
swarm in Philadelphia

Mac 'n Cheese With Evaporated Milk?

Evaporated milk is all my grandmother ever used for cooking because she didn't drink milk. I ONLY use evaporated milk now myself for baking, especially for mac and cheese. It has no phantom flavor that other people make claims about. Around the last 10 minute cooking period for mac and cheese I add some more milk straight out of the can to the casserole if I feel it needs more creaminess. Obviously without any topping, which I add at the end under the broiler. It won't break down like a traditional milk bechamel might... although I also like a traditional bechamel base. Alton Brown also has a recipe using evap milk so it's not just my imagination :)

Nov 19, 2012
swarm in Home Cooking