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Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristina Mitchell
Added: Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 cups canned pumpkin (real pumpkin not pumpkin pie filling) Trader Joes sells it.
1 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda

Frosting:
1/2 stick butter (softened)
1 8oz. cream cheese (softened)
1 Full box powdered sugar
2-3 tsp vanilla


Directions:
Directions:
Mix first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add the next four ingredients and mix together.
Place in oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a delicious and easy fall cake. It looks super cute in the Pumpkin molds from William Sonoma, but can also be made in a cake pan.

 

 

 

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