Maple Nut Cake w/ Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Tasha Powell

By
@Shasvyri

My boyfriend and his Grandmother don't care for Pumpkin, so in my search for something new and different with Autumn flair, for Thanksgiving, I came across this. It was definitely a winner in my house!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
maple extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

MAPLE CREAM CHEESE ICING

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
3 c
confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
maple extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x8 inch square pan.
2Cream the butter or margarine add the sugar and continue creaming until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in the maple flavoring.
3Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture in 3 parts alternately with the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in the walnuts and pour in the prepared pan.
4Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes or until an toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cake cool then frost with Maple Cream Cheese Icing.
5For Frosting:
Beat the cream cheese and butter together in a large bowl until well combined; add 4 cups of confectioner's sugar and maple and beat until smooth. Store in refrigerator until needed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy