One-Egg Butter Crockpot Cake

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  • 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
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 229
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 383mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 3g
Calcium 134mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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

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

  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.

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

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

  5. Set in cooker and cover with 2 paper towels.

  6. 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.