One-Egg Butter Crockpot Cake

Slice of Cake
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Ratings (11)
  • Total: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
229 Calories
12g Fat
29g Carbs
3g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Everyone will enjoy this simple, yet flavorful dessert that doesn't require turning on the oven, or even having more than one egg in your refrigerator. If you have a few baking supplies and a crockpot, you can have this Simple One Egg Butter Cake. 


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or butter flavoring

Steps to Make It

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and mix well. 

Combine flour, baking powder and salt.

Add dry ingredients, milk and vanilla to butter mixture. Beat until blended.

Put batter into greased and floured 1-pound coffee can or 4-quart insert.

Set in cooker and cover with 2 paper towels.

With cover slightly ajar, cook on high 2 hours or until done. Let stand on cake rack for 10 minutes. Remove from insert and finish cooling on rack.