Pumpkin Spice Cake

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Jan. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Seedless raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Muscat raisins 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground cloves 2 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
Eggs 4
Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Canned pumpkin 1 Pound (1 can)
Salad oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For cream cheese frosting
Cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 package)
Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Confectioners sugar 1 Pound

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Take a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan and grease well.

3. Coarsely chop raisins and walnuts.

MAKING

4. Into large bowl sift flour with baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon and ginger and toss lightly adding raisins and walnuts to combine.

5. In large bowl of electric mixer, at high speed, beat eggs until thick and yellow.

6. Gradually beat in sugar until thick and light.

7. At low speed, beat in oil and pumpkin to blend well and gradually stir in flour mixture until well blended.

8. Turn into prepared pan and bake 50 minutes until surface springs back when gently pressed with fingertip.

9. Let it cool completely in pan placed on wire rack.

To make Cream Cheese Frosting :

10. In a medium bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, beat the cream cheese with butter and vanilla until creamy.

11. Add confectioners' sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

FINALIZING

12. Loosen edge of the cake with a spatula and invert on cake plate.

SERVING

13. Frost with Cream-Cheese Frosting spreading thickly over top of cake making decorative swirls with knife.

14. Cut into squares and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 9122Calories from Fat 3552

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 406 g624.6%

Saturated Fat 76 g380%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 4801 mg200.04%

Total Carbohydrates 1338 g446%

Dietary Fiber 46 g184%

Sugars 1026 g

Protein 95 g190%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet