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  1. #1
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    Spice cake with caramel frosting

    I made a spice cake from Gourmet 3/06 but used a caramel frosting from Cake Mix Magic instead of the apple mixture suggested. Anyway the cake was moist and nicely spiced and although sweet, we love the frosting!

    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Brown Sugar Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting -

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    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2 cups flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon allspice
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/8 teaspoon cloves
    1 stick butter, softened
    1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
    1 large egg
    1/2 cup maple syrup, dark
    1/2 cup sour cream
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    Caramel Frosting
    1/4 cup butter
    1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
    1/8 cup milk
    1 cup confectioner's sugar
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla

    Cake (from Gourmet 3/06-deleted the cream and caramelize apples) ( Frosting- Cake mix Magic)

    350 butter and flour (or sugar!) 8x8 or spring form pan

    Beat butter and brown sugar to pale and fluffy.

    Beat in egg

    Add maple syrup and sour cream and vanilla, beat to combine

    Reduce to low spead and add dry ingred that have been combined/mixed together with a wisk

    Mix just to incorporate. Don't overmix.

    Bake to golden brown, 35 to 40 min.

    Cool in pan 10 min then turn out. Cool completely then frost.

    Frosting

    In a med. saucepan, add butter and brown sugar

    Cook, stirring constantly over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.

    Add milk and briing back to a boil.

    Remove from heat

    Stir in confec sugar and vanilla

    Spread on warm or cooled cake.

    Sweet and wonderfully moist. good spice.

    Description:
    "8x8 pan" or springform pan
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  2. #2
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    That sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  3. #3
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    That sounds really good - I'm printing it out now, and since I happen to have all the ingredients on hand, I am going to make it! We are going to visit DD tomorrow for her birthday and this will be perfect. I like the fact it is small. I will put her favorite fudge frosting on it instead of the caramel, though, since spice cake w/ fudge frosting is both my DDs favorite cake. Thanks! The timing couldn't be more perfect!
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