Magic Spice Cake

Magic Spice Cake

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"Won 3 blue ribbons. Frost and fill with favorite icing."
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Ingredients

servings 291 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 353 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
  2. Sift together flour, cornstarch, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, cloves, and cinnamon into a large bowl. Add shortening and buttermilk; beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Add eggs, and beat 2 minutes more. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until done.

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Most helpful positive review

This was great but I did make some changes. I didn't have buttermilk, so just used 1 c. milk and 1 TB lemon juice mixed in. Also, I did a full teaspoon of cinnamon and added 1 tsp. ginger, 1/...

Most helpful critical review

Whew - I just wanted a quick, moist spice cake that didn't really even need a frosting. I just made the recipe as stated with a few adjustments for high altitude. I was confused because it said...

This was great but I did make some changes. I didn't have buttermilk, so just used 1 c. milk and 1 TB lemon juice mixed in. Also, I did a full teaspoon of cinnamon and added 1 tsp. ginger, 1/...

This is my favorite spice cake recipe. I've made it 4 times now, and this time was my first making it at a high altitude (4500 feet), and with only very slight adjustments, it was still very mo...

There is a popular-brand cinnamon swirl cake mix that we can't get anymore where we live, and I was looking for a recipe here at Allrecipes.com to replace it. This recipe turned out to be nothi...

One look at the instructions for this recipe made me doubt the fluffiness, so I made it using the same ingredients, but as a usual cake. Beat shortening(or butter) with sugar until fluffy. Add e...

Delicious and easy to make! I personally subbed egg nog for the buttermilk to make a holiday cake. I also make a basic white frosting and flavored it with egg nog. Great Recipe! Lends itself wel...

Whew - I just wanted a quick, moist spice cake that didn't really even need a frosting. I just made the recipe as stated with a few adjustments for high altitude. I was confused because it said...

What a disappointment. It was very dry and the flavor was not like any spice cake I've had before. Will not make again.

I made this cake for a groom's cake at a friend's wedding. It was a huge hit. Everyone there wanted the recipe.