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Spice Cake

Updated on December 12, 2011

Spice Cake

Spice Cake
Spice Cake

Spice Cake Recipe

Spice Cake

The chilly weather has finally come in force this previous week or two, which indicates much warmer flavors from the kitchen. This cake is rich and moist, and perfumed with cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg - all seasonings that make you really feel warm and comfy. Try out this one together with cream cheese frosting.

How to Make Vanilla Extract

Spice Cake Recipe

Autumn Spice Cake


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 tsp . vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 tbsp .cocoa
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 tsp . baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/8 tsp . ground cloves

Cream Cheese Frosting

Spice Cake Recipe


1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly butter two 9-inch cake pans, cover the bottoms with parchment paper, and butter the paper. Set-aside.

2. Inside the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together the butter and shortening until fluffy. Add sugars and beat tilltotallycombined. Add eggs, one-by-one, blending well after each addition and scraping around the sides of the bowl as you operate. Mix in vanilla.

3. In a different bowl, sift or whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and spices until entirelycombined. Add to the butter mixture, alternately with the buttermilk, in rough thirds. Blend well.

4. Divide batter equallyamongst the prepared pans, and bake in pre-heated oven for thirty-five minutes.

5. Let cakes to cool in their pans for at least 20 minutes prior to turning out onto wire racks to finish cooling fully. Ice with Cream Cheese Frosting.


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    • DixieMockingbird profile image

      Jan Charles 6 years ago from East Tennessee

      Nice! Love it - and thanks!!

    • JamaicanBlackCake profile image

      JamaicanBlackCake 6 years ago from Orlando, Florida

      Great picture! I love to bake spice cake too! Rum cake and Spice cakes side by side on my tables!

    • SanneL profile image

      SanneL 6 years ago from Sweden

      Great recipe!

      This cake will be a nice addition to the Christmas table.

      Thanks for sharing!

    • DixieMockingbird profile image

      Jan Charles 6 years ago from East Tennessee


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      howtojunkies 6 years ago

      yummy looking spice cake picture :)