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!).

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Servings:
14
Yield:
1 -9-inch layer cake

Ingredients

  • 2 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • cup shortening

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 teaspoon maple flavored extract

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons milk

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

559 Calories
25g Fat
81g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 559
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 342mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 64g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 93mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.