Honey Spice Cake
(makes 8 to 10 slices) Frosting (ed. note: cake is very sweet, frosting is superfluous) Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Grease a fluted ring mold with a 3 3/4 cup capacity. Into a saucepan, put butter, sugar, honey and water.

Heat gently until butter has melted and sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes. Into a bowl, sift flour and apple pie spice. Pour into melted mixture and eggs; beat well until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 40 to 50 minutes, until well risen and a skewer inserted into center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 2 to 3 minutes, then turn out cake and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

To make frosting, into a bowl, sift powdered sugar. Stir enough water to make a smooth frosting Carefully spoon frosting over cake so cake is evenly covered.

From "The Complete Step-By-Step Cookbook", Copyright 1998 Salamander Books, Ltd
I recommend that you buy the book if you find it.


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