Citrus Frosted Spice Cake

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

9

servings

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.
Makes 9 servings
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Gluten Free Tip
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Nutrition Information:

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