Classic Harvest Moon Cake

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Nov. 15, 2011

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
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 935Calories from Fat 531

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.8%

Saturated Fat 32 g160%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 483 mg20.13%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet