Honey Spice Cake With Orange Cream
A light and creamy orange topping adds a delightful touch to a homemade spice cake.
45 min.prep time
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup honey
2 egg whites
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1 tablespoon orange juice
- To make ahead, prepare cake as directed above. Cool completely; cut into wedges. Wrap individual wedges in plastic food wrap; place in freezer bag. Freeze until needed. Let thaw 30 minutes at room temperature. Prepare Orange Cream as directed above.
- Top each serving with sweetened whipped cream. Beat 1/2 cup whipping cream in small bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Beat in 2 teaspoons powdered sugar. Dollop whipped cream onto each serving. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon.
- Another serving suggestion is to top each wedge of cake with scoop of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle ice cream with a small amount of honey or caramel sauce.