Holiday Spice Cake
Everyone needs a little extra spice in their life, right? This Holiday Spice Cake is made with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and pecans, and is absolutely delicious!
- 2 1/4 cups pecans
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 Tbsp sugar granulated
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar packed
- 1 egg
- 1 cup oat milk
For the Crust
Place 2 cups of the pecans, 1/4 cup melted butter, I Tbsp granulated sugar, and 1/2 tsp of the cinnamon in a food processor. Pulse until the nuts become small, uniform pieces.
Press mixture into a 9" springform pan and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.
For the Cake
In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, 3/4 tsp of the cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat 1/4 cup of softened butter together with the brown sugar. Add the egg and beat well. Gradually add 1/2 of the flour mixture, half of the milk, remaining flour mixture, and the remaining milk. Mix until smooth and creamy.
Add the batter to the top of the baked pecan crust.
Arrange the remaining pecans on top of the batter.
Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Serve warm or cool. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon, if desired.
- If you do not have a food processor, you can chop the pecans by hand into small pieces.
- You can substitute any type of milk for the oat milk.
- For the topping, you can divide the pecans in half lengthwise or add chopped pecans.
- You could also garnish the cake by sifting powdered sugar on top.
Serving: 12slicesCalories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 4gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 192mgPotassium: 207mgFiber: 3gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 308IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 2mg