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Week 7: Nutmeg Cake (Connecticut)

Connecticut is known as the nutmeg state, so it certainly makes sense to bake a nutmeg cake!

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Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite dessert from Connecticut, as well as interesting facts about the state! I love hearing about them! You can vote for next week's dessert here!

The nutmeg cake is a really easy recipe that you can whip up in a flash. Not to mention it's the perfect amount of nutmeg. It's not overpowering!

You can bake the cake in a loaf pan, so it's more of a loaf cake. Baking it in a cake pan also is fine. Square and circle cake pans work equally great. While this is optional, you can create a sugar syrup soak to help your cake be even moister and sweeter.

Even though the cake doesn't have any frosting and looks plain, the nutmeg really shines through. If you want to make the cake extra special you can dust the top with powdered sugar.


|Level:👩🏽‍🍳|Time: 1 hour|Serves: 16 slices|



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 stick butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar