Old Fashioned Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting

slice of old fashioned spice cake on white plate



Spice cake

Caramel cream cheese frosting:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees with rack in the center.  Prepare cake pan with parchment and/ or baking spray.
  2. Beat the sugar and vegetable oil with an electric mixer on medium speed in a large mixing bowl.  Add the eggs one at a time, blending well after each.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the milk and dry ingredients to the sugar mixture, alternating between the milk and the flour mixture.  Mix on low until just combined.  Batter will be thin.
  5. Pour cake batter into prepared pans and bake 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on wire rack completely before frosting.  Frost and refrigerate until serving.


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