Sour Milk Spice Cake

Sour Milk Spice Cake


"This is a cake my Mother made in the 30's and 40's. Note: To make sour milk combine l cup milk and l tablespoon vinegar. Let sit for l5 minutes."


{{adjustedServings}} servings 278 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 224 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x9 inch baking pan.
  2. Combine and sift sugar, flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk and oil. Mix until combined, then add nuts.
  3. Pour into a 9x9 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes.
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  1. 39 Ratings


Moist as oil based cakes are typically. However, heavy as oil based cakes tend to be, as well. Replacing half the oil with unsweetened applesauce lightens things up a lot without compromising mo...

This recipe makes a nice moist cake. I did punch up the spices, doubling the cinnamon and cloves, and adding a tsp. or ground ginger, because I like spicy cakes. I made a lemon glaze for the top...

I added the extra spices, as suggested above. This cake tasted WONDERFULLY, but I had one MAJOR problem. When I pulled the cake out of the oven after the 45 minutes, I did the toothpick test, ...