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Acorn Cheerwine Cake


2 cups acorn flour

1 cup cornmeal

2 scant teaspoons cinnamon

2 scant teaspoons curry powder

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste

4 eggs

1(12-ounce) bottle Cheerwine


Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a cupcake or cake pan. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients, including 1 teaspoon salt (add more to taste if desired), and stir together. Add eggs one at a time, stirring after each addition. Add enough Cheerwine to loosen the cake batter, then slowly add the rest, mixing thoroughly to combine. Pour into a prepared pan. Bake for about 10 minutes for cupcakes of 15 to 20 for a cake.

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