Nutmeg-Spice Cake with Creamy Rum Buttercream

Preparation info

  • Makes one 8-inch, 2-layer cake (serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

One of the things I enjoy most about being in the baking business—besides baking, of course—is being surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do. It’s not uncommon at Flour for one of the bakers to end his or her shift and then remain in the kitchen concocting some delicious pastry for his or her own party or event. That’s how this cake came about. Shira, one of the head bakers at F2, spent many afternoons working on a layered spice cake for her best friend’s wedding. I kept