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Hilda's Pumpkin Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Spitler
Added: Friday, November 17, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 c. salad oil (Wesson)
2 c. flour
1 c. canned pumpkin
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. salt

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 8 oz. cream cheese
1 stick butter (not margarine)
1 box 4xxx confectioners sugar
1 c. chopped pecans
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix eggs in a large bowl. Beat in 2 cups sugar. Add oil and mix. Add pumpkin and mix. Sift flour, soda, cinnamon and add. Add vanilla and salt and mix thoroughly. Bake 350 35 to 40 minutes. Use greased and floured layer cake pans. Turn out after 15-20 minutes on cooling rack. Frost after cool.

Frosting: Mix well cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar. Add vanilla and chopped pecans. Keep frosting refrigerated.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have such fond memories of eating this cake at my best friends house growing up. This cookbook has inspired me to cook it again...I hope my family loves it as much as I!

 

 

 

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