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Velvet Spice Cake

So I started with the recipe. Since I knew that this cake would be covered in many layers of sweet glaze icing, I opted for a less sweet spice cake.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Velvet Spice Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon all spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare chosen pans.
  3. In a mixer, combine together flour, cornstarch, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, all spice, and cinnamon. Add shortening and milk and mix on medium for about two minutes.

  4. Add in eggs, one at a time, mixing for a few seconds after each egg. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until done.
  6. (My pumpkin pan is about six inches across and 3 inches deep.)