Die besten der Welt, Zergeht auf der Zunge, Butterkuchen


  • 250g all-purpose flour
  • 200g unsalted butter, softened
  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 150ml whole milk

For the Topping:

  • 50g unsalted butter, melted
  • 50g granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease and flour a rectangular baking pan (approximately 9×13 inches).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk. Begin and end with the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading it evenly.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, sugar, and ground cinnamon for the topping.
  8. Drizzle the cinnamon sugar mixture evenly over the batter.
  9. Using a toothpick or knife, gently swirl the topping into the batter to create a marbled effect.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean or with just a few moist crumbs.
  11. Allow the Butterkuchen to cool in the pan for about 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Once cooled, cut into squares and enjoy the buttery goodness of Die besten der Welt Butterkuchen!

This delightful Butterkuchen is sure to melt in your mouth, providing a taste experience that truly lives up to its name. Guten Appetit!

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