Spice cake

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Spice cake
Spice Cake with sea foam frosting.jpg
Spice cake with sea foam frosting
Main ingredientsCake base, spices
VariationsMaple spice cake

Spice cake is traditionally flavored with a mixture of spices.[1] The cake can be prepared in many varieties. Predominant flavorings include spices such as cinnamon, cloves, allspice, ginger and nutmeg.[2]


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.[3]

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  1. ^ Ann Vogel (2008). "Making a Cake by the Book". Kitsap Sun-The E.W. Scripps Co. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  2. ^ "Pecan Spice Layer Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting". Gourmet Magazine-Epicurious-Condé Nast Digital. 2007. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  3. ^ Maple Spice Cake (excerpt from The Presidents). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007. Retrieved 2009-06-20.