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Buttermilk Spice Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine/shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Sifted cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 7⁄8 Cup (14 tbs)
  Chocolate frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F. Rub a 9-inch tube pan with margarine or shortening.
2. Beat the butter, margarine or shortening until light; gradually add the sugar and beat until creamy; add the egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
3. Sift the flour, salt, baking powder, soda and spices together and add to the creamed mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beating well after each addition.
4. Whip the egg whites stiff, fold into the batter and pour into the pan. Bake 60 minutes or more.
5. Let the cake cool thoroughly; then frost with Chocolate Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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