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    • Make Your Own Spice Cake Mix

      Make Your Own Spice Cake Mix to have on hand in your pantry or for gift giving.

      2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
      1/3 cup nonfat dry milk
      3 teaspoons baking powder
      3/4 teaspoon salt
      1 1/2 cups white sugar
      1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
      1 teaspoon cinnamon
      1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
      1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

      Preheat oven to 350F.
      Grease and flour a 9x13 inch cake pan

      Spice Cake:

      2 eggs
      1 cup water
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      1 Jar Mix

      Combine all in a bowl, mixing well, pour into 9x13 greased pan.
      Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool & Frost as desired
      Comments 7 Comments
      1. mamakathy's Avatar
        mamakathy -
        What is the jar mix that is referred to in this and other cake mix recipes?
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        The jar mix refers to the dry mix ingredients listed in the top half of the recipe. Mixes are often made ahead in ziploc bags or jars, then a tag is attached to it with the instructions for completing the recipe.
      1. MabelMartha's Avatar
        MabelMartha -
        I am going to make 1/2 this dry mix and use it with 1/2 can pumpkin to make a small
        batch of pumpkin muffins. One of the benefits of making your own mixes is the ability to easily change the batch size.
      1. dreamer570's Avatar
        dreamer570 -
        Quote Originally Posted by MabelMartha View Post
        I am going to make 1/2 this dry mix and use it with 1/2 can pumpkin to make a small
        batch of pumpkin muffins. One of the benefits of making your own mixes is the ability to easily change the batch size.
        Have you tried this yet if so how did it turn out
      1. Wrinkleyold's Avatar
        Wrinkleyold -
        Oh! I'm going to use th s with my zucchini pie filing to make a dump cake. Thanks
      1. bakerbynature's Avatar
        bakerbynature -
        I want to use this cake mix in a dump cake that calls for butter. Would I still need to add the shortening?
      1. Liss's Avatar
        Liss -
        Quote Originally Posted by bakerbynature View Post
        If I'm going to use this in a dump cake that calls for butter, do I still need to add the shortening?
        Yes. store bought cake mixes also already have shortening as well.


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