Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Cake  picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs) (firmly packed)
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Mashed pumpkin/Winter squash1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked
 Cake flour3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder4 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Walnuts1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Maple extract1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5065 Calories from Fat 1653

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 189 g291.2%

Saturated Fat 37.1 g185.3%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 434.3 mg

Sodium 2114.1 mg88.1%

Total Carbohydrates 796 g265.2%

Dietary Fiber 54.3 g217.1%

Sugars 412.1 g

Protein 96 g191.2%

Vitamin A 337.4% Vitamin C 35.2%

Calcium 211% Iron 49.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease three 8" layer pans.

2) Into the bowl, add in the shortening. Slowly add in the brown sugar and regular sugar. Add in the eggs and pumpkin. Cream the mixture.
3) Sieve together the flour, baking powder and baking soda. 4) Add in the dry ingredients alternately with milk, into the egg mixture.
5) Gently fold in the walnuts and maple extract.
6) Transfer the batter into the cake pans.
7) Bake for about 30 minutes.

8) Let the Pumpkin Cake cool down before serving adn serve with ice cream.
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