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Pumpkin Pie Cake and Cupcakes
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Oct 25, 2014      Comments:  5      Replies:  5     
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 cup sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
1 can of pumpkin purée, not pie filling
I am not a huge Pumpkin fan but I do like pumpkin cake, cupcakes and pumpkin lattes. I do have friends and clients that love pumpkin and so I make pumpkin cakes and cupcakes for them.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 eight inch cake pans or line cupcake tins with liners.
In a bowl whisk together flour, baking soda and powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and pumpkin pie spice.
In a mixing bowl, combine brown and granulated sugars, oil and eggs. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Add pumpkin purée.
Divide batter into 2 cake pans or equally into cupcake liners that are filled half way full. Bake for 20-24 minutes for cupcakes. For cake bake 24-30 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Cool completely on a cooling racks.
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 stick of butter
1 8 ounce package of cream cheese
1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 pound of powdered sugar
Beat butter and cream cheese until combined and smooth. Add vanilla. Slowly add in powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Double this recipe for cupcakes.
**The cake pictured was made in a pumpkin mold cake pan.
Adapted from Martha Stewart.
Tamara      November 16, 2014 at 6:26 pm                       
LOVE this pumpkin shaped cake, it looks fantastic!
Tampa Cake Girl      November 16, 2014 at 6:50 pm           
Thank you Tamara! It was a big hit with everyone i shared it with!
Simi Jois      November 4, 2014 at 11:56 pm                       
WOW WOW WOW , this looks just amazing, I can imagine the work you put in. I can never have this kind of patience. Thank for being part of the linkz holiday party
Tampa Cake Girl      November 5, 2014 at 12:45 am           
Thank you!
April J Harris (@apriljharris)      November 2, 2014 at 5:17 pm                       
What a wonderful cake and cupcakes – not only does it look beautiful, it sounds SO delicious! Pinned Thank you for sharing this post with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.
Tampa Cake Girl      November 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm           
Thank you April!
nettiemoore11      October 26, 2014 at 1:41 am                       
I love your cake Cyd! Just beautiful! Sharing on Moore or Less Cooking! Nettie
Tampa Cake Girl      October 26, 2014 at 3:40 am           
Thank you very much for saying and sharing!
Christine      October 25, 2014 at 7:04 pm                       
This has to be the best! Thanks for sharing! Yum
Tampa Cake Girl      October 25, 2014 at 7:05 pm           
Thank you! Just for you pumpkin lovers! You will love this recipe.