New Duchess Spice Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting

New Duchess Spice Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting

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"I knew that my husband's favorite cake was spice cake so I made this for him and he absolutely died when he tasted it! It's now his favorite (even better than his mom's recipe!)."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 559 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 81.1g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 342 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9-inch cake pans or one oblong pan.
  2. Sift flour, white sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt together. Add brown sugar, 2/3 cup shortening, and buttermilk. Beat 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes or oblong pan for 45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Cool. Frost.
  4. To make frosting: cream butter and 1/2 cup shortening together. Add maple flavoring. Gradually add confectioners' sugar. Gradually add milk and continue beating until light and airy. Add more milk if necessary. Color with maple coloring, if desired.
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This cake was delicious but there are a few things I would change for next time. First of all I would cut the frosting in half. I baked it in a 13x9 pan and there was literally about an inch o...

I struggled with how many stars to rate this cake. I was not impressed with the cake itself or the recipe directions but the frosting was a real winner. Traditionally, a cake of this type has pr...

This was good, but I did have to modify it. Like others, my cake was done in 25 minutes, and I was very thankful for the reviews or I might have walked away from the oven and ended up with a bur...