Lemon Olive Oil Cake

The softest, fluffiest cake that bursts with the flavor of lovely lemon. This cake, made with olive oil which keeps it moist for days, uses lemon zest and freshly squeezed lemon juice in the cake. It also gets an extra boost of tart lemon from a lemon soak poured over the cake after baking.

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Everyday Butter Cake

A cross between a tea cake and a butter cake, this is a simple & quick vanilla cake recipe that leads to a fluffy snacking style cake good for any day, anytime.

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Everyday Brown Butter Cake

Unbelievably tender brown butter cake made with brown sugar for extra caramel & nutty notes. This everyday tea style cake is made easy with a just whisk and in one bowl.
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Hello, I’m Sam!

Welcome to buttermilk! I am so glad you found me =)
  • Here you’ll find my trove of innovative recipes. I aim to light a fire in your baking instinct and send you straight to the kitchen.
  • Some of my recipes are quick and really easy, but many more are for those who who enjoy being kitchen for awhile, and find the step by step baking processes meditative.
  • I hope I can not only bring you delicious yummy desserts and bakes, but also a sense of pride in the things you create with your two hands.
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