Secret-Ingredient Spice Cake with Cinnamon Glaze

Secret-Ingredient Spice Cake with Cinnamon Glaze

All You NOVEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 12 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$.42


  • CAKE:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 10.75-oz. can condensed tomato soup
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


Make cake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter and flour a 10-inch tube pan. Stir together dry ingredients. With an electric mixer on high speed, beat butter and both sugars until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.

Reduce mixer speed and add dry ingredients to butter mixture in 3 batches, alternating with soup.

Scrape batter into pan. Bake until a tester inserted in center of cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, then invert onto rack and cool completely, about 2 hours.

Make glaze: Stir together confectioners' sugar, milk and cinnamon until smooth. Spoon glaze over cake.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 293
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 50g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Sodium: 392mg

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Secret-Ingredient Spice Cake with Cinnamon Glaze Recipe