How to make it

  • In a large bowl mix sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs very well.
  • Sift baking soda, flour, cinnamon, ground ginger, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients into oil mixture, beating well.
  • Stir in pumpkin puree.
  • Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-inch round layer cake pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • When baked, turn cakes out onto racks to cool.
  • Frost pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  • Frosting ingredients and preparation:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 pound sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl; beat well until smooth. Makes enough for 2-layer pumpkin cake.

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    " It was excellent "
    leebear ate it and said...
    THIS CAKE LOOKS SO GOOD I JUST WANT TO DIVE RIGHT
    IN THE MIDDLE AND EAT MY WAY OUT - THANKS - LEEBEAR
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    THIS IS BEAUTIFUL .......OH HOW I LOVE ANYTHING PUMPKIN AND WITH CREAM CHEESE TOO YUMOLA........
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    This recipe sounds delicious. Thank you for posting it! I'm saving it for my personal recipe file.
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  • laurakaay 5 years ago
    I love just about anything with pumpkin in it and I'm sure I'll love this too! Great post! ;D
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    Mmmmmmm, this does sound so rich & moist! Jett
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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    this looks wonderful. YUM
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    " It was excellent "
    michellem ate it and said...
    I will be trying this recipe soon..great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow this sounds to die for, bookmarking it to make. Great post, thanks.
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