Citrus Frosted Spice Cake

Enjoy this citrusy pumpkin pie spice cake made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix that’s perfect for dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free yellow cake mix
Water, butter and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/4
cup mild-flavor (light) molasses
1 1/2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves

Frosting

1/4
cup butter, softened
3
tablespoons milk
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease bottom only of 8- or 9-inch square pan with shortening.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat all cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Spread batter in pan.
  • 3 Bake 8-inch pan 35 to 40 minutes, 9-inch pan 33 to 38 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In large bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter, the milk, orange peel and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, until smooth and spreadable. If frosting is too thick, beat in more milk, 1 teaspoon at a time. Frost cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.