|Main ingredients||Cake base, spices|
|Variations||Maple spice cake|
Spice cake is traditionally flavored with a mixture of spices. The cake can be prepared in many varieties. Predominant flavorings include spices such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice, ginger and nutmeg.
A maple spice cake is an American variation that adds maple syrup or flavoring. The recipe was a New Hampshire specialty that started in the beginning of the 19th century. It often tastes like cinnamon or apple cider, and is a fall classic.
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