LIV Butter Cake & LIV Butters & Cake Recipe Card Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Liv butter. Try Liv today!
Liv Butter - Salted & Unsalted-001
[Baked on 6 Mar 2013]
In order to know if a butter is really good and fragrant, bake a fuss-free butter cake. Thanks to the chefs at SATS, this butter cake was a true testimony of how fragrant and buttery Liv is! Enjoy this dense and creamery Liv Butter cake!
Recipe for LIV Butter Cake, modified from LIV Butter Cake Recipe (halved of the original recipe)
(Makes a 7" square pan, or a 8" round pan)


250g Liv Salted butter, soften at room temperature
250g Top flour (or cake flour)
3 Large eggs (approx. 60g without shells)
4g Baking powder
30g Whole milk (or evaporated milk)
145g Caster sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C and grease or line a 7" square pan.
  2. Beat butter and sugar with a mixer at slow speed until soft, then medium speed till light and fluffy.
  3. Mix top flour with baking powder and sift twice. Set aside.
  4. Break the eggs into a separate bowl and mix, but do not whisk.
  5. Pour the eggs into the batter slowly in three batches. Ensure the egg is absorbed by the batter before adding more.
  6. Fold the sifted flour into the batter slowly, making sure that the batter absorbs the flour evenly.
  7. Mix in the milk and ensure it is incorporated.
  8. Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake in the oven for approximately 45mins, or until a skewer inserted in the middle is clean.
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Note: Original recipe says to bake for 30mins. However, after 30mins, my cake centre was still very wet. I continued baking until the centre was cooked. It could likely due to the fact that I only use 160C for my Sharp oven. Try 30mins and adjust accordingly.

I have a LIV Butter Cake recipe card to giveaway. If you like to collect recipe card, and have tried LIV Salted or Unsalted Butter, please leave a comment and tell me what you have cook/bake with LIV Butter and why do you like it. I'll select the best comments and send you the recipe card.
Closing date for comments: 22 March 2013.

Updated on 23 March 2013:
Thanks to the generosity of the people at Liv Butters. They will be sponsoring five Liv Salted and five Liv Unsalted butters to a winner. For those who had try LIV Butter, please leave a comment on why you like it. For those who had not try, please tell me what you will be using LIV Butter if you won the 10 blocks. Good luck!
Closing Date: 29 March 2013.
Liv Butter - Salted & Unsalted-001


The Sweetylicious said...
March 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Hi Jane,

ty for the giveaway! (: I've tried using LIV butter to bake butter cake. it's not overly greasy and the butter is fragrance! yummmms. a simple cake and recipe but using quality ingredients definitely bring the cake up to a different level (:


quizzine said...
March 11, 2013 at 8:46 PM

I've not taken note of Liv butter before but start to notice them in the supermarket after seeing some of your posts! With all your wonderful posts, I'm going to get a block to try it very soon :))

hippomama lai said...
March 12, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Oh~ LIV is my favorite butter ever since I start using it! I did everything with LIV butter, from butter cake, bread to swiss meringue butter cream. It is nice to just spread on bread on it's own! I simply love it! My highest record was having 30 LIV butters in my freezer! :)

Honey Bee Sweets said...
March 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM

I think LIV butter is great! I used it for my cakes, bread and even for this year's CNY cookies. All turned out fabulous and everyone loved the buttery taste. Thumbs up! Thanks for this giveaway, I am sure the person who got it will put these butter in good use! ������

Baking Fiend said...
March 23, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Have not tried LIV butter before, hoping for a chance with this giveaway! Thanks!

Yen said...
March 23, 2013 at 5:20 PM

I've used both salted and unsalted LIV butter. I used it to bake butter cakes & cupcakes which the kids love, cookies and cakes with it. I love the fragrant and taste!

Edith C said...
March 24, 2013 at 2:06 PM

I have tried it and finds the quality is comparable to those established brands in the market.

To gadget the quality, the best way to do so is Butter Cake and Liv didn't disappoint.

Fiona ( said...
March 25, 2013 at 12:16 PM

While searching for ingredients for my very first CNY cookie baking, I saw LIV butter on the shelf, After reading thru the ingredients & country of origin, I grabbed the last few block of unsalted ones without hestitation.

I love the taste & frangrant of LIV butter and it give my cashew nut cookies "melt in the mouth" texture.

Whenever I need to stock up butter, it has to be LIV! :)

DG said...
March 25, 2013 at 4:15 PM

I have not tried LIV butter before, hope that I will be a winner, so the first thing I'm going to bake is this LIV Butter Cake, looks so fluffy & yummy!

fattymaineinacoma said...
March 25, 2013 at 5:43 PM

I've always enjoyed baking and have always insisted on using SCS butter only because I've had horrible experiences with other kinds of butter that tend to make my baked goods taste overly "oily" or weird. I don't know. There's just this taste...

It would be nice if I was given the chance to try out Liv butter.. maybe it might steal my heart away from SCS :)

I would definitely be baking butter cookies (the kjeldsens kind!) if I win these babies!

daydreamer said...
March 26, 2013 at 10:17 PM

My kitchen is under reno, I haven't been baking for 2 months, I miss baking terribly! Once my kitchen is ready in 2 weeks' time, I'm gonna bake with a vengeance, I need lots of butter!!!!!! I think the first thing I'm gonna bake is some yummy Danish Butter Cookies, and there's a pound cake recipe that I wanted to try. Maybe some salted caramel cupcakes with salted buttercream. Yep, I need lots of butter!!

Melissa Shu Fang said...
March 28, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Butter is a staple in my kitchen. I am new to baking but I am constantly looking for a good quality butter to bake cakes and cookies, that appeals to the tastes of many. I will be using the LIV butter to bake a butter cake if I win the giveaway.

Phoebe Swinn said...
March 28, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I've tried LIV butter previously and made peanut butter oatmeal cookies with them. They turned out pretty good! If I win the butter I would definitely be using them to make Danish pastries and swiss meringue buttercream!

Eileen, hundred eighty degrees said...
March 29, 2013 at 9:36 PM

I've never tried LIV butter before. Butter cake needs good butter so I am sure LIV butter would be an ideal choice.

Wendy Teo said...
March 29, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Hi, I have never try LIV butter before. I always believe that some cakes will really need good butter in order to taste good. If I win the LIV butter, will want to bake a Marble butter cake and some butter biscuit which is my Husband favourite. It will be a good Birthday Present for me too (my birthday is on April's Fool - 1st April).

Thanks & have a good weekend:)
Wendy Teo

Jeannie Tay said...
April 10, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Hi! First time I am seeing the correct pan sizes being mentioned:D I have not seen this brand of butter here before but will keep a lookout and get some to try once they are available:D

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November 12, 2014 at 10:13 AM

This butter looks very buttery, soft and moist. All time favourite of my late FIL. Seeing butter cake does bring back memories of him.

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