Cakes

Frosted Gingerbread Spice Cake

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I found a cake recipe while browsing the internet and knew that I had to give it a whirl this holiday season. Cream cheese frosting sounded like the perfect compliment to gingerbread and I got to baking. This cake is an easy recipe to throw in the oven fast. Perfect for times when you get the phone call that visitors are coming over and you start that scramble to figure out what you can serve in a pinch.

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1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
1 t vanilla extract
1.5 cups all-purpose flour
2 t ground ginger
1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t ground nutmeg
1/8 t salt
1/8 t ground cloves
2/3 cup milk
Frosting:
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 t vanilla extract
1.5 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 9x9 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. With electric mixer cream butter and sugar. Add in molasses, egg, and vanilla, blend thoroughly. Alternate mixing in remaining...
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Nutritions

Calories
315

Sodium
160mg
6% DV

Fat
10g
15% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
52g
17% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV