Solar Cooked Pumpkin Cake Recipe Video


Cooking Time2 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main Ingredient


 White sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Pumpkin puree1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (canned)
 Egg2 Large
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon, ground
 Pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 694 Calories from Fat 408

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.7%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.5 mg

Sodium 467.6 mg19.5%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18.2%

Sugars 36.1 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 192.5% Vitamin C 4.6%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 17.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Assemble the solar oven out in the sun with a temperature of at least 71 degrees Farenheit .

2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
3. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, vegetable oil, sugar and pumpkin puree.
4. Add the sifted flour mixture in the above bowl and fold it in gently.
5. Pour in a cake pan and sprinkle the chopped pecans on top.
6. Let it sit out in the sun for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
7. Insert a toothpick and check if its done.

8. Serve on a platter.