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Spice It Up
Apple Cider Pound Cake Recipe

Apple Cider Pound Cake with Caramel Frostings and Pecans.

Apple harvest season is here and it's time for Grandmas homemade apple cider. Incorporate that good old cider flavor into this pound cake and add in some spices; giving this Spice It Up Cake heavenly fall flavor! Serve cake with warmed caramel glaze and a dab of whipped cream.

6 Large Eggs
3 cups Flour, unsifted
1 cup Butter or margarine
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Shortening
1/2 tsp Allspice
3 cups Sugar
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 cup Apple cider
1/4 tsp Cloves
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla

Caramel Glaze

1/2 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Buttermilk
1/4 tsp Baking soda
1/2 Tablespoon Corn syrup, light
1/4 cup Margarine
1/4 tsp Vanilla

Oven Temp ~ 325°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 10 inch tube cake pan
Preheat oven, spray cake pan with non-fat vegetable spray.
Soften margarine and shortening. Add sugar gradually, beating for 1- minute. Add eggs one at a time, beating 1-1/2 minutes after each egg. Sift together all the dry ingredients, add alternately with the cider and vanilla to the shortening mixture. Blend well and bake.


Bring ingredients to a rolling boil over low heat and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Our Spice it up apple cider pound cake makes a great harvest treat, served with a delicious Mulled Cider Recipe. Find on Kiss Recipes.

16 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 131 g
Calories 478
Calories from Fat 207
Total Fat 23.0g 35%
Saturated Fat 10.4g 52%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 239mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 64.5g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
Sugars 46.0g
Protein 5.1g
Vitamin A 11% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 3% • Iron 8%

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When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

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