2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/3 cups sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
¾ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
½ tsp ground allspice
1 cup of Mixon Jalapeno Salsa - Tangy
½ cup shortening
2 eggs
1/3 cup water

1 recipe Cream Cheese Frosting


Mix first 7 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add salsa and shortening. Beat 3 minutes or until well mixed. Beat in eggs and water, 3 minutes or until well mixed. Grease and flour two 8-inch round cake pans, line with baking or parchment paper. Pour in batter, spreading evenly.

Bake in a 350-degree oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick is inserted near the center and comes out clean.

Cream Cheese Frosting - Mix together 6 oz soft cream cheese, 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, 2 Tbsp soft butter or margarine and ½ tsp vanilla. Spread over cool cake. Makes 12 servings.