Pumpkin Cake Extraordinaire

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Just in time for the holidays, this is a nice alternative to pumpkin pie. Just before serving, dust with confectioners' sugar and serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
1 to 10 - inch tube pan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups pumpkin puree

  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 teaspoons ground nutmeg

  • 5 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch regular or fluted tube pan.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together oil, eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Fold flour mixture into pumpkin mixture. Pour into prepared pan.

  3. Bake in preheated oven 60 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake 15 minutes more, until cake springs back when lightly touched in center. Let cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.

  4. To make the Honey Glaze: Warm honey in microwave or small saucepan until runny. Place confectioners sugar in small bowl and pour runny honey and lemon juice over sugar. Mix well and brush onto cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

290 Calories
18g Fat
29g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 317mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.