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Spice Cake With Spiced Butter Cream Frosting

Spice Cake With Spiced Butter Cream Frosting
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 stick butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Add buttermilk, butter, shortening and vanilla. Beat with mixer on medium-low until combined. Beat on high for 2 minutes. Add eggs; beat for 2 minutes. Pour into greased 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.
Spiced Butter Cream Frosting
3 sticks butter, softened
4 cups Powdered sugar; sifted
2 tablespoons Orange juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
In bowl, beat butter with mixer on medium until creamy. gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add orange juice; beat until spreading consistency. Stir in cinnamon and cloves.