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Yule Log Spice Cake

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Category: Chocolate, Fruit, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter -- softened
  • 6 tb Margarine -- softened
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 1 2/3 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c Buttermilk
  • 1 c Raisins
  • 1/2 c Currants
  • Creamy Chocolate Frosting:
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 2 oz Unsweetened chocolate
  • Squares
  • 2 c Powdered sugar -- sifted
  • 1/3 c Evaporated milk
  • 1 pn Salt
  • 1/4 ts Vanilla extract
  • Chocolate leaves for garnish
  • Optional


Cream butter & margarine; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one
at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, soda, cinnamon
& nutmeg. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk,
beginning & ending with flour mixture. Stir in raisins & currants. Pour
batter into 2 greased & floured 1 pound coffee cans, reserving 3 tbsp
batter. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hr & 10 min. or until a toothpick
inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in cans 10 minutes; remove
from cans & cool completely on a wire rack. Place 1 tbsp of reserved batter
into each of 3 greased & floured miniature muffin pans. Bake at 300 degrees
for 20 min. Cool in pans 10 min.; remove from pan & cool completely on a
rack. Spread frosting on 1 end of each large cake. Place frosted ends
together, forming one log. Spread remaining frosting, reserving 1/2 cup,
over cake. Place miniature cakes on cake logs at intervals to represent
knots; spread with reserved frosting. Score frosting with fork tines to
resemble bark. Garnish with chocolate leaves, if desired. Yield: one 8 inch
log cake To prepare frosting: Melt butter or margarine & chocolate in top
of a double boiler. Add sugar, milk & salt; beat until smooth. Stir in
vanilla. Yield: 1 1/2 cups

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