Craftsy Cakes

Imagine baking a cake that’s not just sweet but also bursting with warmth and comforting flavors. That’s the magic of spice cake! It’s like a delicious hug in dessert form. Let’s explore what makes this cake so special and why it’s loved by many.

Spice cake is made with simple ingredients you’d find in your kitchen like flour, sugar, and eggs. But the real stars of this show are the spices! Cinnamon, cloves, and allspice team up to give the cake its incredible flavor. They turn a basic cake into something extraordinary, and fill your kitchen with an amazing smell that makes you want to dive right into the cake!

So, if you’re ready to bake up some warmth and happiness, grab your ingredients and get ready for a tasty adventure! As we walk through the recipe, let the spices guide you, making your home smell like a cozy bakery.

Consider exploring some of these other delightful recipes: Meringue Cookies, Easy Sugar Cookies, and Snickerdoodle Cookies. They might inspire your next baking spree!

Spice Cake Recipe

A simple cake bursting with delicious warm flavors fit for the holidays.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert


  • 135 g all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp all-spice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 175 g brown sugar
  • 88 ml vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120 ml buttermilk*


  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius. Spray an 8-inch baking pan with non-stick baking spray or butter.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and cloves.
  • Place brown sugar a bowl. Pour in vegetable oil and blend until well combined.
  • Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  • Add in 1/2 of the flour mixture and mix on low speed until combined, then blend in buttermilk, then add remaining 1/2 of the flour mixture and mix just until combined. 
  • Pour the batter in the baking pan. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. 
  • Cool completely and enjoy.



  • * If you do not have buttermilk mix, 2 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice, two milk. Wait five minutes and it will Curdle and thicken just like buttermilk. Make sure that the milk and vinegar together make the correct amount required for the recipe.
  • Store the cake In an airtight container at room, temperature.
  • If you choose to frost the cake, store in the fridge.

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