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Spice Cake with Mocha Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sara Krahnke
Added: Monday, November 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Spice Cake:
1 1/2 c. milk & 1 tbsp. vinegar (mix and let curdle)
3/4 c. vegetable shortening
1 1/4 c. brown sugar
1 c. sugar
3 eggs
2 3/4 c. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. salt
Mocha Frosting:
6 tbsp. margarine
1 egg yolk
3 c. confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tbsp. hot coffee

Directions:
Directions:
Grease & flour two 9 in. round cake pans. Preheat oven to 350. Mix together shortening, brown sugar, sugar & eggs. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves & salt. Alternately, add flour & curdled milk to sugar mixture. Bake 35 - 40 minutes. Once cooled, mix all ingredients for mocha frosting. Slather on icing for one amazing spice cake!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the number one requested cake for birthdays in my family. Enjoy a big slice with a glass of milk or cup of coffee.

 

 

 

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