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Spicy Pumpkin Ginger Cake September 26, 2012

  • 1 package yellow or spice cake mix
  • 1- 3.4 oz. package of vanilla pudding
  • 1- 15 oz. can of pumpkin
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • ½ teaspoon clove
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

 

Mix all ingredients together on low speed for one minute.  Beat on medium for another two minutes.

 

Pour into a greased 9 x 13 pan and bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the middle comes out clean.

 

Frost if desired.

 

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1- 8 oz. package of cream cheese
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • zest of one orange (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons of orange juice (optional)

Mix all ingredients together on high until blended.

 

Spicy Bourbon Apple Cake September 14, 2012

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1 box yellow cake mix

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoons nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1 cup buttermilk (or 1 cup of milk mixed with a tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice)

3/4 cup of canola oil

2 tablespoons of bourbon, preferably Maker’s Mark

3 large eggs

2 apples, chopped

1 cup of walnuts (optional)

Mix the cake mix, spices, buttermilk, oil, bourbon, and eggs in on low speed for one minute.  Mix for on medium for two minutes.  Add apples and nuts.

Oil a bundt pan.  Pour batter into pan and bake for about an hour at 350 degrees, or until a toothpick poked into the cake comes out clean.

Cool on a rack.

The cake can be eaten as is, sprinkled with powdered sugar, or glazed.

If you want to glaze the cake, remove the cake from the pan while it is warm.  Place the cake on a rack.  Poke holes in the cake.  Glaze it using the following recipe.

4 tablespoons of melted butter

2 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoons bourbon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Mix all of the ingredients together until smooth.