Maple Spice Cake

Maple Spice Cake


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This cake is delicious if you are lucky enough to get real maple syrup. Serve warm with a little vanilla ice cream or ice with maple butter icing.


Serves: 20 

  • 2 cups (250g) cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 125g copha
  • 2/3 cup (100g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) real maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sour cream

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour two 20cm round cake tins.
  2. Sift together into a bowl the cake flour, bicarb soda, baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Add the copha, brown sugar, maple syrup and 2/3 cup sour cream. Beat for 2 minutes with an electric mixer set at medium speed.
  3. Beat in the eggs and 1/3 cup sour cream and mix for another 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared tins.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees C for 30 to 35 minutes or until cake springs back lightly when touched. Cool for 5 minutes then remove from tins and continue cooling.

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