• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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    [Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa] Honey, warm spices, coffee, apple cider, and whiskey— this cake will put you in a festive fall mood. About the author: María del Mar Sacasa is a recipe developer, food stylist, and author of the food blog High Heels & Frijoles. Behind her girly façade lurks a truck driver's appetite. Read about her cravings and suffer through her occasional rants on Twitter @HHandFrijoles and Pinterest. Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup vegetable oil, plus additional for greasing pan
    • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 3/4 cup freshly brewed strong coffee
    • 2 teaspoons grated zest from 1 orange
    • 1/2 cup (about 3 1/2 ounces) granulated sugar
    • 1 1/4 cups (about 8 1/4 ounces) packed dark brown sugar
    • 3 1/2 cups (about 17 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 cups honey, divided
    • 3/4 cup apple cider
    • 1/3 cup whiskey or bourbon
    • 3 large eggs, at room temperature

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 313 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.56%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 4.86%
    • Sodium: 412 mg 17.18%
    • Calcium: 29 mg 2.89%
    • Potassium: 40 mg 1.13%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.38%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 63 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.8%
    • Sugar: 50 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 8 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.79%
    • Vitamin C 5.47%
    • Vitamin D 1.67%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    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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