Recipe for Trace's "Spice It Up" Birthday Cake

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Spice It Up Birthday Cake

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Cake –

Spice Cake mix

3 eggs

1 cup water

1/2 cup oil

1 small bag of mini chocolate chips

Icing –

3/4 can Cream Cheese icing

1/2 cup softened butter

2 cups powder sugar

1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk

1 cap of vanilla flavoring

1/4 cup regular milk

(adjust measurements to the consistency you want)

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Pour mix into bowl then add the water.

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Then add the oil.

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Next add the beaten eggs.

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Then using a mixer, mix it on high for 2 full minutes.

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Be sure to butter (grease) and flour your pans really well.

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Fill the pans evenly with batter.

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The sprinkle the batter with mini chocolate chips.

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Next, pop both pans in the oven side by side at 350 for 25 minutes

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While the cake bakes, let’s make some icing!

Here’s what you’ll need:

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In your bowl, dump your powdered sugar, butter and cream cheese icing and mix together. (Follow the measurements I posted at the top of this post:)

Then add your cap full of vanilla.

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Then add your two milks. Mix it all together to the consistency you want. Then take the cakes out of the oven – should have a little rise to them.

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Let the cakes cool and then, taking a knife, run it along the sides of the pan…loosing the cake from the edges. Then stack one cake on top of the other, with the chocolate chip sides TOUCHING. You want a nice thick layer of chocolate chips INSIDE the cake. After stacking them, give a gentle “push” on top of the cake to help melt the chips a little more and to join them together. But don’t OVER push. ¬†Then, take your icing and start covering the cake.



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