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This recipe uses the following spices:

Citrus Glazed Basil Cake

Ingredients:

1 cup butter, softened
2 ¼ cups sugar
1 tsp. The Spice Hunter Pure Lemon Extract
5 eggs
2 ¼ cups flour
¼ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
¾ cup sour cream
1 Tbsp. The Spice Hunter California Basil Leaves or 100% Organic Basil

1 cup orange juice
½ cup sugar

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a fluted cake pan. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar and lemon together until well blended. Beat eggs into sugar mixture one egg at a time. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt, then mix into sugar mixture. Stir in sour cream, then pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove pan from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before inverting cake onto a plate. While cake is baking, prepare glaze. Bring orange juice to a boil in a small saucepan, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until volume is reduced by half. Add sugar, return to a simmer and cook another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Brush glaze over warm cake and let cool before serving.