Maple Nut Cake w/ Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Tasha Powell

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@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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x8 inch square pan.
2
Cream 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.
3
Combine 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.
4
Bake 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.
5
For 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