Spice Cake

Courtney Bailey

By
@Courtney_Bailey

Spice cakes are a holiday delight! I make a couple of these each holiday season. They make great gifts for your neighbors or as a great night cap dessert after dinner. Enjoy!


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Serves:

12-15

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
cornstarch
4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp
ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1 c
milk, whole
3 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
butter, unsalted, softened
2 c
dark brown sugar
1/2 c
applesauce
3 Tbsp
carmel icecream topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour a 9x13in. pan. Whisk together the dry ingredients and spices in a large bowl and set aside.
2
In a large mixing bowl on medium high setting beat together the butter, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, and beat until well combined. In a small bowl mix together remaining wet ingredients.
3
Alternately add the wet and dry ingredients to the butter mixture starting and ending with the flour mixture. Continue to beat on medium speed until batter is smooth. Pour into the prepared pan and bake approx. 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before frosting. I prefer to use either a cream cheese frosting or a whipped cream frosting with this recipe. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #spice