"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

Fall Harvest Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Fall Harvest Cake, by , is from The Best of Friends' Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Laurel Perry
Added: Wednesday, July 25, 2007


1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1 cup oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 eggs
2 cups flour
15 ounce can pumpkin
1 apple -- cored and peeled and chopped
1/2 cup pecan -- chopped
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup butter
8 ounces cream cheese
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Mix the first 10 ingredients together; add flour, 1/2 cup at a time. Blend in pumpkin. Fold in apples and pecans. Pour into a greased and floured bundt pan: bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 70 minutes. Cool 20 minutes in the pan. Remove and complete cooling on a rack.

Make frosting by blending vanilla, butter,& cream cheese together; add enough powdered sugar until desired spreading consistency is reached.
Frost cake when cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Smells SO good when cooking - perfect for a crisp fall day!




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!