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Spice Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Spice Cake, by , is from Seasoned with LOVE, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elaine Dack
Added: Saturday, April 8, 2006


1 c. white sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. boiling water
1 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. cloves
1/2 t. salt

1 egg, well beaten
1 t. soda
1/2 t. baking powder
1 1/4 c. flour
1 t. vanilla
Nuts, if desired

Combine the sugar, shortening, boiling water, and spices in a sauce pan and boil gently for 4 minutes (after it begins to boil). Cool. Add: 1 well beaten egg, soda, baking powder, flour, and vanilla; can also add nuts if desired.
Pour into prepared 8x8 cake pan.
Bake approximately 30 minutes at 350 degrees.




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