New Duchess Spice Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 488.3
  • Total Fat: 21.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 64.3 mg
  • Sodium: 259.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g

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Introduction

This cake is nice for a rich indulgence, so you'll want to plan your daily menu to account for its calories. The effort is worth it. :) This cake is nice for a rich indulgence, so you'll want to plan your daily menu to account for its calories. The effort is worth it. :)
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    * 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
    * 1 cup white sugar
    * 1 teaspoon baking soda
    * 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    * 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    * 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    * 1 teaspoon salt
    * 1 cup packed brown sugar
    * 2/3 cup shortening
    * 1 cup buttermilk
    * 3 eggs
    * 1/2 cup shortening
    * 1/2 cup butter, softened
    * 1 teaspoon maple flavored extract
    * 4 cups confectioners' sugar
    * 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans or one oblong pan.


Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt together. Cream together sugars, 2/3 cup shortening, and buttermilk until lightened in color. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients and buttermilk in 3 parts, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.


Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes or oblong pan for 45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Frost.


To make frosting:
Cream butter and 1/2 cup shortening together. Add maple flavoring. Gradually add confectioners' sugar. Gradually add milk and continue beating until light and airy. Add more milk if necessary. Color with maple coloring, if desired.


Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOIRALEIGH.

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