Buttermilk cake refers to a delicious dessert which is believed to have its roots in American cuisine. Buttermilk cake, however, is consumed and loved by people all over the world. This dessert is tastes as delicious as a normal milk cake but is healthier because it is a little low on fats. The main ingredients used to make this cake include buttermilk, eggs, flour, sugar and baking powder. Buttermilk cakes are very easy to make and can be baked in very less time. These cakes are very elegant too and can be served on special occasions.