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Betty's Mother's Day Spice Cake

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Mothers Day Spice Cake. Flavored with cloves and cinnamon, this is a gorgeous and tasty cake with a spiced buttercream frosting,
Ingredients
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Self rising flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Ground clove 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (You may substitute 1 cup of milk and 1 tablespoon lemon juice)
  Frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (spiced buttercream frosting)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans, and line with waxed paper.
2. Grease and flour the waxed paper and set the pans aside.
3. Preheat oven to 325 degree F.

MAKING
4. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter with an electric mixer.
5. Beat in brown sugar and then gradually add white sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
6. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat after each addition.
7. Stir in vanilla and then add self-rising flour to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well after each addition.
8. Add ground clove and ground cinnamon. Mix well.
9. Into the prepared pan, pour batter and pop it in oven. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a clean toothpick when inserted in the center comes out clean.
10. Cool in pans until cake is completely cooled to room temperature.

SERVING
11. Spread spiced buttercream frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Mother's Day
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spice
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
10
If you are seeking for “a slice with spice”, try this deliciously moist and zesty spice cake recipe. Adding spices to your cake will not only bring some zing to your baking repertoire, but make them all the more indulgent. Betty shares a wonderfully sumptuous and deceptively simple recipe of her favorite spice cake. An easy-to-make alternative to traditional Christmas cakes or old-fashioned gingerbreads.

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