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Easy Pumpkin Cake

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  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground clove 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 , slightly beaten
  Pumpkin puree 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Cooked / Canned)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Sift flour, measure and resift into a large mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knives until particles are size of coarse cornmeal.
Sift together sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cardamon and cloves, and add to flour mixture.
Stir to mix.
Add eggs and beat until smooth.
Add pumpkin and again beat until smooth.
Gradually add milk and blend well.
Turn into two 8-inch layer cake pans—bottom lined with thin, plain paper.
Bake at 375° F. (moderate) 25 minutes or until cake tests done.
Cool 5 minutes in pan, turn out on cake rack and cool thoroughly.
Use Rum Nut Frosting between layers and for topping.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3860 Calories from Fat 1136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.9%

Saturated Fat 32.1 g160.6%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 642 mg214%

Sodium 3776.7 mg157.4%

Total Carbohydrates 632 g210.7%

Dietary Fiber 49.3 g197.1%

Sugars 313.1 g

Protein 76 g152.1%

Vitamin A 779.3% Vitamin C 19.6%

Calcium 202.7% Iron 51.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Pumpkin Cake Recipe