blueberries4sal (blueberries4sal) wrote,
blueberries4sal
blueberries4sal

La Shana Tova

I'm baking a spice cake--


Cream cheese frosting on spice cake


Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups applesauce
2 eggs
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Icing:

4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions



1. Sift flour, white sugar, soda, salt, baking powder, and spices into a large mixing bowl. Mix in 1/2 cup butter or margarine, buttermilk, and applesauce. Beat for 2 minutes with an electric mixer on medium speed. Beat in eggs. Fold in 3/4 cup chopped nuts. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan.

2. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes.

3. Mix confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, and vanilla until smooth. Frost the cooled cake.
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