Chocolate Spice Cake with Caramel Icing
Chocolate Spice Cake with Caramel Icing
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    I found this recipe back in the late '80s and knew it was a special cake. The caramel icing can be a little tricky because you have to work quickly, but it's so worth it! —Mariann James, Ferguson, Missouri

    Ingredients

    • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 3 large eggs, room temperature
    • 2 cups cake flour
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1-1/3 cups 2% milk
    • ICING:
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
    • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Caramel popcorn with peanuts, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 497 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.12%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 63.86%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 49 mg 16.39%
    • Sodium: 342 mg 14.26%
    • Calcium: 99 mg 9.9%
    • Potassium: 167 mg 4.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 75 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.82%
    • Sugar: 53 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.95%
    • Vitamin C 0.22%
    • Vitamin D 5.81%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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