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Coffee Spice Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Coffee Spice Cake, by , is from Celebrating Our Heritage "The Anderson Family" Where We Began, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marie Cherry
Added: Saturday, January 6, 2007


1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
2 egg yolks, well beaten
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp mace or nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/3 cup cool, strong coffee
1 tsp vanilla
2 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Caramel Frosting
1 1/4 cups sugar
3/4 cup brwon sugar
2 Tlbs butter
1 cup evaporated milk
1 1/2 Tsp vanilla

Cream butter, add sugar and egg yolks. Mix and sift flour, baking powder and spices. add alternately with milk. beat until smooth. Add vanilla, fold in egg whites. Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes

Blend milk and sugar, add butter. cook to soft ball stage. cool. add vanilla. beat until thick enough to stay on cake.




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