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Spice cake recipe - moist w/white icing

The The Bakers Dozen: Spice cake recipe - moist w/white icing
By carolf on Sunday, November 12, 2000 - 05:09 pm: Edit

Does anyone know where I could get a real moist, very delicious spice cake recipe that has a white icing recipe with it? I'd really appreciate it!

By cchiu on Monday, November 13, 2000 - 11:12 pm: Edit


1 c. red syrup
1 c. sugar
1 c. buttermilk
3 eggs
1/2 c. shortening
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. soda
3 c. plain flour
1 1/2 c. blackberries
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. salt

Mix all ingredients (except berries) and beat well. Add
berries and stir in with spoon. Bake in 3 layers and stack
with white icing.

By cchiu on Monday, November 13, 2000 - 11:14 pm: Edit


2 c. sifted flour
3 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Sift together into mixing bowl all dry ingredients. Add
the shortening, milk and vanilla, beating vigorously with spoon
or in electric mixer (on slow) for 2 minutes, scraping bowl
frequently. Add 2 large eggs (1/2 to 2/3 cup) unbeaten.
Continue beating 2 more minutes scraping bowl. Pour into
greased and floured pans (2 8-inch round pans). Bake at 350 degrees
for 35 to 40 minutes. Ice cake when cool with white icing to
which 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 cup chopped nuts or raisins
has been added.

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