Pumpkin pie spice and a splash of root beer accentuate the cocoa flavor in this snack cake recipe. It's a spice cake unlike any you've tasted.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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hands-on:
25 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 13x9-inch baking pan. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium. Whisk in cocoa and pumpkin pie spice. Add the root beer. Whisk sour cream, eggs, and vanilla into root beer mixture.

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  • In a large bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Stir root beer mixture into flour mixture until just combined. Spread evenly into prepared pan.

  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar. Serves 16

Chocolate Stout Spice Cake

Prepare as above, except substitute stout for the root beer and increase sugar to 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

284 calories; fat 14g; cholesterol 57mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 39g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 24g; protein 3g; vitamin a 416.3IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; folate 33mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 170mg; potassium 141mg; calcium 48mg; iron 1.6mg.
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