Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake Recipe

Maggiano's Gigi's Butter Cake Recipe

Want a yummy treat? Try this Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake Recipe!  If you want a special treat that’s super tasty, this buttery cake is perfect.

Whether it’s with family or on a cozy day, Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake makes everyone happy.

What is Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake?

Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake is a classic dessert that’s like a warm hug for your taste buds. It’s made with everyday ingredients, like the stuff you have in your kitchen.

It’s a cake that’s really comforting and yummy. The best part is the butter – it’s the secret thing that makes the cake taste amazing.

How Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake Tastes

Imagine a cake that’s soft, moist, and tastes like butter. Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake is exactly that! It’s got a soft part inside, and it’s a little sweet. 

Each bite is like a tiny piece of sweet cake. It’s like a gentle kiss of sweetness on your tongue.

I remember the first time I had Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake. It was at a little café. The smell of freshly baked stuff was all around. The person serving said I should try the butter cake, so I did. 

One bite and I felt so happy. It was like I was in a happy place. Since then, I wanted to make that happy cake at home.

Ingredients To Make Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake

For the cake:

  • Unsalted butter (softened) = 1 cup 
  • Granulated sugar = 1 1/2 cups 
  • Large eggs = 3 
  • Cake flour = 2 1/4 cups 
  • Baking powder = 1 tablespoon 
  • Baking soda = 1/2 teaspoon 
  • Salt = 1/4 teaspoon 
  • Buttermilk = 1 cup 
  • Vanilla extract = 1 teaspoon

For the glaze:

  • Unsalted butter = 1/2 cup 
  • Granulated sugar = 1/2 cup 
  • Water = 1/4 cup 
  • Vanilla extract = 1 tablespoon 

How To Make Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C) and grease a 9-inch round pan.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy in a big bowl.
  • Add eggs one by one, and mix well after each.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in another bowl.
  • Gradually mix dry stuff with buttermilk and vanilla extract.
  • Pour batter into pan, and bake for 45-50 mins, toothpick should come clean.
  • For the glaze, cook butter, sugar, water, and vanilla until thickened.
  • After baking, cool in a pan for 5 mins, then on a rack.
  • Pour glaze on the cooled cake, and let it flow.
  • Slice and savour your homemade Gigi’s Butter Cake. Enjoy!

Tips for Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake

  • Keep butter and eggs out before mixing.
  • Put dry stuff in gently for a soft cake.
  • Watch your cake – a golden top is good!

FAQs

Can I use something like butter? 

Stick with butter for the real taste.

Can I make it without stuff like gluten? 

You can try special flour.

Why is my cake heavy? 

Don’t mix too much!

What Goes with Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake?

  • Fresh Berries: They’re a bit sour and go great with the cake.
  • Whipped Cream: It’s light and fluffy and perfect with cake.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Cold and creamy balances warm cake.
  • Caramel Drizzle: A sweet, sticky touch that’s so good.
  • Hot Coffee: A cozy drink with your cake.

How to Keep Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake

Keep the cake in a box at room temperature. If there’s extra cake, that’s good!

In Closing

Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake isn’t just cake; it’s a happy memory. Every piece of this cake is special. So make it with love and enjoy the sweet taste of Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake. Your taste buds will love it! 

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Maggiano's Gigi's Butter Cake Recipe

Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake Recipe

Want a yummy treat? Try this Maggiano's Gigi's Butter Cake Recipe!  If you want a special treat that's super tasty, this buttery cake is perfect.
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 540 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the cake:

  • 1 cup  Unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups  Granulated sugar
  • Large eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups  Cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon  Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon  Salt
  • 1 cup Buttermilk  
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

For the glaze:

  • 1/2 cup  Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar  
  • 1/4 cup  Water
  • 1 tablespoon  Vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C) and grease a 9-inch round pan.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy in a big bowl.
  • Add eggs one by one, and mix well after each.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in another bowl.
  • Gradually mix dry stuff with buttermilk and vanilla extract.
  • Pour batter into pan, and bake for 45-50 mins, toothpick should come clean.
  • For the glaze, cook butter, sugar, water, and vanilla until thickened.
  • After baking, cool in a pan for 5 mins, then on a rack.
  • Pour glaze on the cooled cake, and let it flow.
  • Slice and savour your homemade Gigi's Butter Cake. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Keep butter and eggs out before mixing.
  • Put dry stuff in gently for a soft cake.
  • Watch your cake – a golden top is good!

Nutrition

Calories: 540kcal
Keyword Maggiano’s Gigi’s Butter Cake Recipe
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