Easy Spice Cake

45 minutes
Serves 4 to 6

A perfect dessert for any fabulous holiday party, this quick-as-a-flash spice cake will turn your home into an aroma-filled winter wonderland (and it doesn’t come in a box). Store leftovers in Ziploc® brand storage containers as take-home treats for your guests.

Ingredients

    Easy Spice Cake
  • 2 ½

    cups flour

  • 2

    tsp baking powder

  • ½

    tsp baking soda

  • 1

    tsp ground nutmeg 

  • 1

    tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1

    tsp ground ginger

  • ½

    tsp ground cloves

  • ½

    tsp allspice 

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • 1 ½

    sticks butter (softened)

  • 1 ½

    cups light brown sugar

  • 4

    eggs 

  • 1

    cup milk

  • 1

    tsp white vinegar

  •   

    Nonstick cooking spray

  • Maple Cinnamon Icing

  • cups powdered sugar

  • 4

    tbsp butter (softened)

  • tsp ground cinnamon

  • 6

    tbsp hot milk

  • 2

    tbsp maple syrup

  •   

    Pinch of salt

Directions

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • 2

    In a bowl, place the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, ginger, ground cloves, allspice, and ½ teaspoon of salt, and whisk with a wire whisk until combined.

  • 3

    In another bowl, beat the butter and the brown sugar together with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

  • 4

    Add the eggs one at a time until just combined.

  • 5

    Mix in ½ of the dry ingredients mixture until just combined.

  • 6

    Beat in the milk and the vinegar until just combined.

  • 7

    Beat in the remaining dry mixture until just combined.

  • 8

    Spray a bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray. Then pour the batter in and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  • 9

    Turn cake out onto wire rack and let cool.

  • 10

    Combine the ingredients of the icing (see listing above): powdered sugar, butter, cinnamon, hot milk, maple syrup, and salt. With an electric mixer beat all ingredients together until smooth.

  • 11

    Pour over top of cake and let drizzle down the sides. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving.

Tip

Store in a Red Limited Edition Ziploc® brand Holiday Container as take-home treats for your guests (or just for a midnight snack).
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