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Hurry Up Spice Cake

Ingredients 

FOR THE NUT TOPPING:

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter softened
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans

FOR THE CAKE:

  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 3 cups all purpose flour  lightly spooned and leveled
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

Instructions 

MAKE THE NUT TOPPING:

  • In a medium bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Add the butter and mix until crumbly. Then mix in the nuts.

MAKE THE CAKE:

  • Preheat the oven to 350º Fahrenheit. Spray a 9×13 baking pan with cooking spray.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the shortening and sugars.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Add in the milk and mix again.
  • Add the remaining dry ingredients and mix at medium speed for about 2 minutes, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle half of the nut topping over the batter.
  • Then pour the remaining batter in the pan. Spread it lightly to cover the topping.
  • Sprinkle the remaining topping evenly over the batter.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes or until the top springs back when you touch it.

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