This traditional Swedish spice cake is perfect to have on hand for the Christmas holiday season. This is an incredibly easy recipe and perfect for your children to help make and bake.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 cake
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a bread pan.

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  • Mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and cloves in a large bowl.

  • Beat egg and milk together in a separate bowl; add to flour mixture and stir to moisten dry ingredients evenly. Pour mixture into a bread pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 55 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 37.9g 12% DV; fat 0.8g 1% DV; cholesterol 12.8mg 4% DV; sodium 65.7mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
01/09/2013
This cake was okay--it needs salt maybe 1/2 teaspoon. It wasn't remarkable in any way for us just tasted like a spiced cookie but with the texture of a quick bread. It took twice as long to bake in my oven. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/08/2013
This cake was okay--it needs salt maybe 1/2 teaspoon. It wasn't remarkable in any way for us just tasted like a spiced cookie but with the texture of a quick bread. It took twice as long to bake in my oven. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/01/2012
great flavor but cooking it for 45 minutes made it overdone. next time i'll try it for 30 or 35 minutes. Read More