My Favorite Spice Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 457.5
  • Total Fat: 11.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 50.8 mg
  • Sodium: 261.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 87.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g

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This is the cake my mom always makes me on my birthday!!! So yummy-licious!!! This is the cake my mom always makes me on my birthday!!! So yummy-licious!!!
Number of Servings: 16


    2 Eggs (separated)
    1 C Sugar
    1/3 C Butter (unsalted)
    2 1/4 C Cake Flour
    1 tsp Baking Soda
    3/4 tsp Baking Powder
    3/4 tsp Cinnamon, ground
    3/4 tsp Cloves, ground (or more, if you want)
    1 tsp Salt
    1/2 C Buttermilk
    1 C & 2 Tbsp Buttermilk

    About 8 C Powdered Sugar
    1/2 C Half and Half Cream
    1 Stick Butter, unsalted
    1 Tbsp Vanilla
    some cinnamon & nutmeg


Whenever you're using butter in a cake recipe, it's best to let it sit out and get room-temp soft, so it's easier to work with.

Also, I make two cakes in 8 in. pans and layer them. This recipe is perfect for it, and the frosting works out with a little bit to spare for touch-ups, if needed.


Beat the egg whites until frothy, slowly add in sugar, while beating until glossy and stiff.

Mix butter to soften, then add sifted dry ingredients and 1/2 C Buttermilk. Mix together.

Add the rest of the Buttermilk and the egg yolks, and mix. Fold in the egg mixture.

Pour into greased/floured pans and bake at 350 for 30-35 mins.

Mix butter
Add a little half-n-half
Add a little Powdered Sugar
Add some half-n-half again, and repeat until the half-n-half is gone, and the frosting is the correct consistency. At some point in there, add the vanilla and also some cinnamon and nutmeg to taste.

Serving Size: makes 16 servings if cake is sliced as such

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NONIE_C.

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