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Citrus Frosted Spice Cake

Citrus Frosted Spice Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 9
Enjoy this citrusy pumpkin pie spice cake made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free yellow cake mix that’s perfect for dessert.
Updated October 4, 2012
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Facts

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