Recipes from Grenada: Grenadian Spice Cake

Recipes from Grenada

Grenadian Spice Cake

Country: Greenland
Course: Dessert
Makes: 1 cake


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup chilled butter, cubed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Butter a springform cake pan and set aside.
  2. Sift the flour with the baking powder and salt. Cream the butter and sugar together and beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in the lime zest and spices, then slowly add the flour mixture, alternating with a little bit of milk.
  3. Transfer the batter to the buttered pan and bake. Bake for 60 to 75 minutes, checking occasionally for doneness. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.