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Classic Harvest Moon Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Oleo 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 2 Medium
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Clove 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Pumpkin 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), canned
  Chocolate chip 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted (for spice glaze)
  Cream 2 Tablespoon (for spice glaze)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2 Grease a 9x5" loaf pan and set aside.

MAKING
3 In a bowl, cream butter adding sugar gradually.
4 Using a hand blender cream at high speed until fluffy.
5 Blend in eggs, beating well.
6 Alternately add sifted dry ingredients and pumpkin.
7 Blend well after each addition.
8 Stir in chocolate chips and ½ cup of nuts.
9 Pour into the prepared loaf pan.
10 Sprinkle with remaining nuts.
11 Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
12 Allow to cool.
13 Meanwhile, In another bowl mix all the spice glaze ingredients using a whisk.

SERVING
14 Drizzle the glaze over warm cake and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Servings: 
6
Call it the wine moon cake or the singing moon cake, the names are all synonymous to the Classic Harvest Moon Cake. watch the chef share a step wise method to prepare this delicacy at home. The cake is loaded with chocolate and nuts and to top it is a flavor full spice glaze. This recipe is too good to be missed.

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