PUMPKIN NUT CAKE

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Pumpkin nut cake is a delicious recipe your family and friends will love.

Pumpkin is one of my favorite foods.  This cake is so moist and good, you won’t be able to leave it alone.  The nutmeg frosting only adds to the wonderful flavor.  If you check the comments below this recipe, you will see that this cake won a blue ribbon at the Kentucky state fair for one of our followers.

Pumpkin nut cake is one of our most popular recipes and gets great reviews.

3 eggs

1 (15 ounce) can 100%  pumpkin (Not the pumpkin pie mix)

3/4 cup oil

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 cup walnut pieces

Cream eggs, pumpkin,  oil, sugar, and vanilla with mixer.  Whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon and add to pumpkin mixture mixing well with mixer.  Fold in nuts.  Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish, add cake mixture. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 35 to 40 minutes until cake is done in center.  Let cool before frosting.

Nutmeg Frosting

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 stick butter or margarine, softened

3 1/2 cups confectionery sugar

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Beat with mixer until spreading consistency.  Spread on cooled cake.

I promise you, if you like pumpkin, you will love this moist, delicious cake!

 
 
 
 
 
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5 from 9 votes

Pumpkin Nut Cake

If you love pumpkin, this Pumpkin Nut Cake is for you! 
Prep Time14 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time54 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Cake
Servings: 1 cake

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 15 ounce can 100% pumpkin (Not the pumpkin pie mix)
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup walnut pieces

Nutmeg Frosting

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter or margarine softened
  • 3 1/2 cups confectionery sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Instructions

  • Cream eggs, pumpkin, oil, sugar, and vanilla with mixer. Whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon and add to pumpkin mixture mixing well with mixer. Fold in nuts. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish, add cake mixture. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 35 to 40 minutes until cake is done in center. Let cool before frosting.

Nutmeg Frosting Instructions

  • Beat with mixer until spreading consistency. Spread on cooled cake.

 
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