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Praline Pumpkin Torte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Larson
Added: Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Praline: 3/4 c packed brown sugar
1/3 C butter
3T whipping cream
cake: 4 eggs
1 2/3 c sugar
1 c oil
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
2 t B.soda
2 t pumpkin pie spice
2 c pumpkin
1/4 t vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
1.Praline: Combine and cook until dissolved
2. Egg mixture :Beat together eggs,sugar,oil and add 2 c pumpkin & 1/4 t vanilla)
3. Cake: -combine flour,bpowder, bsoda and spice and add to egg mixture.
4. Pour cake mix into 2-9 in.cake pans
5. Spoon praline mixover both cakes
6. Bake @ 350 for 30-35 min.
7. Cool for 5 minutes and remove from pan to cool
8.make topping mix:
1 1/3 c whipped cream
1/4 c icng sugar
1/4 t vanilla
chopped pecans
Whip all ingredirents together for topping
9. Assemble:
Layer cake -praline side up
topping
cake
toppping
sprinkle with pecans

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
family favorite at Christmas. Very rich

 

 

 

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