Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast

BEST RECIPE OF THE WEEK – 1 Buttermilk Spice Cake

Whether for breakfast or dessert, the spices in this flavorful easy recipe make it delicious anytime.

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 t cinnamon (I use 1 ¼ t cinnamon, ½ allspice and ¼ ground cloves)
1 stick butter
Pinch of salt

1 cup buttermilk
1 egg – beaten
1 t baking sodaPreheat oven to 350
PAM a 9”x 13” pan or 2 8” round pansMix first five dry ingredients with pastry blender until the butter is
the size of small peas. Reserve about ¾ cup for topping.
Mix milk, egg and soda.
Pour into remaining flour mixture and blend (by hand is fine) until mixed.
Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth the top.
Sprinkle reserved topping evenly over batter.
Bake 45 minutes.