Layered Spice Cake with Butter Rum Cream Cheese Frosting (Eggnog Cake)

Spice Cake with Butter Rum Frosting I’m really happy to share this recipe with you guys because this turned out to be an amazing cake when I wasn’t sure what to expect. Being a blogger, there’s a lot of trial and error. I try lots of recipes that don’t work out, but this one did, and as it turned out, this cake tastes like delicious spiced eggnog. It’s like Christmas in a cake, and while it may only be early November, you need this cake in your life. Trust me.

Here’s the best part – this is also one of the easiest cake recipes because it uses boxed cake mix. Seriously, I swear by boxed cake mix.

For the cake, you’ll need:

  • 2 boxes of spiced cake mix
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable oil
  • Water

For the frosting (aka, the best part), you’ll need:

  • 2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp butter rum flavoring

First, bake the cake by the instructions on the package. I used two boxes, which made me three 9-inch round cakes. While they bake, start making your frosting.

Beat together the softened butter and cream cheese until creamy and add in the vanilla and butter rum flavoring. Slowly sift in the sugar and continue to beat for several minutes until the frosting is creamy and no longer grainy.Β Spice Cake with Butter Rum Frosting Spice Cake with Butter Rum Frosting Once your cakes are done baking and have cooled completely, carefully cut off the domes of the cakes. Layer the cakes with frosting and use a spatula to spread the frosting over the cake. Serve and prepare to be amazed (if you like eggnog) because this cake is one of my personal favorites now. I also made this recipeΒ as cupcakes, which you can see here. Enjoy!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s