Spice Cake Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Butter/May be part margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Buttermilk/Thick applesauce - 1 cup strained3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Seedless raisins1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 776 Calories from Fat 271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.8%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g78.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131 mg

Sodium 473 mg19.7%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.6%

Sugars 77.4 g

Protein 11 g21.1%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees .

2) In a bowl, cream butter.
3) Gradually add sugar, and then beaten eggs to combine with butter.
4) In a bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
5) Alternately add the dry ingredients and buttermilk or applesauce, to the beaten egg mixture.
6) Dredge the raisins and nuts in little quantity of flour and fold into the mixture.
7) Use a 9" x 12" pan to line with waxed paper.
8) Pour the batter and place inside oven to bake for 45 minutes.

9) Ice the cake with your choice of icing like caramel icing and serve.