Rich cake made with nutmeg and dried thyme


If you’re looking for a delicious and indulgent dessert, this rich cake made with nutmeg and dried thyme is a must-try. The nutmeg adds a warm, sweet flavor while the dried thyme adds a touch of earthiness to this already decadent cake. Whether you’re serving it for a special occasion or simply treating yourself, this cake is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • Butter and flour for coating the cake pan


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, dried thyme, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk, until everything is combined.
  • Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan. Pour in the batter and smooth the top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Serve the cake with a dollop of whipped cream or a dusting of powdered sugar, if desired.

IMPORTANT: As this is an AI generated recipe, the results may not be satisfactory, or more importantly, not even be edible. With that in mind, if you do decide to follow this recipe and directions exactly, make sure that the result is safe to eat before you eat it.