Deb's Butter Cake

This make a very moist yellow cake.

Deb’s Butter Cake


  • 1 Duncan Hines butter recipe cake mix
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 sticks of butter (softened)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup self rising flour

  • 3/4 cup buttermilk


  1. Add first 5 ingredients beat at medium speed for 4 mins.
  2. Then add next 2 ingredients beat at medium speed for additional 2 mins.
  3. Pour evenly into 4 – 8″ prepared pans. Bake for 25 – 30 mins in preheated oven at 325 degrees.

Comments (7)


I don't know if I did something wrong, but I didn't have luck with this recipe. I made a football cake and some cupcakes. Unfortunately they shrunk after they came out of the oven. It is odd, but although it is a moist cake, it seems dry at the same time. Most unfortunate because I LOVE the flavor of this cake. Like I said it is probably operator error, but I thought I would share.


I have used this recipe for about 3 cakes now and get great reviews on it. It's yummy. It's also pretty moist which is good. Although I used this in a 3d cake design, I would honestly not do it again. It held up ok but I was nervous the whole time because of the softness. I think just for sanity purposes on my part, I will make another one if it's for a 3d design. Overall though, it's amazing!!


This cake didn't work out for me at all! I tried the recipe two times and both times the cakes sunk horribly in the middle...which was too bad because I loved the flavor. =( The failure of the recipe was likely due to an error I made, but I don't see myself trying it for a third time. =(