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Simple Spice Cake With Caramel Icing


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Simple Spice Cake With Caramel Icing


  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 45 min
  • Ready Time : 55 min


8 - 10 servings


    Simple Spice Cake:

    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 1/3 cups sugar
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/3 cup shortening
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 large eggs

    Easy Caramel Icing:

    • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
    • 1/4 cup milk
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla


    1. Preheat oven to 350.
    2. In a bowl sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
    3. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the shortening, milk, and vanilla; beat on slow to medium speed for 2 minutes.
    4. Scrape sides and bottom of mixing bowl several times. Beat in eggs and continue to beat for 2 minutes longer. Add the flour mixture and mix to combine.
    5. Spoon batter into a generously greased and floured 9x13x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
    6. Cool and frost with caramel icing

    To Make Caramel icing:

    1. Combine brown sugar, milk and butter in a sauce pan.
    2. Stirring constantly; bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.
    3. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Let cool to lukewarm.
    4. Beat until creamy and thick enough to spread.
    5. If too thick, add a little more milk or a small amount of cream.





    One Response to Simple Spice Cake With Caramel Icing

    1. avatar says: illana18

      Can we use margarine and soy milk for the icing to make it pareve?

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