Pumpkin Amaretto Cake

Cozy Mendoza

By
@CozyMommy

This cake is very rich and heavy with a lovely festive flavor. It's the perfect fall cake. If there are no children consuming this cake I pour about 1/4 to 1/2c. of amaretto over the cake before adding the glaze and removing from the bunt pan.


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Serves:

12 to 16 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

3/4 c
almonds, chopped
3 c
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
pumpkin pie spices
1 tsp
salt
1 c
or 2 sticks butter or margarine, softened
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
4
large eggs
1 can(s)
(15 oz.) libby's 100% pure pumpkin
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

AMARETTO BUTTER GLAZE

1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
granulated sugar
4 Tbsp
amaretto
1 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT oven to 325° F. Grease 12-cup bundt pan. Sprinkle nuts over bottom.
2
COMBINE flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Beat butter,brown sugar and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Add pumpkin and vanilla extract; beat well. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, 1/3 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
3
BAKE for 60 to 70 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Make holes in cake with long pick; pour half of Glaze over cake. Let stand 5 minutes and invert onto plate. Make holes in top of cake; pour remaining Glaze over cake. Cool. Garnish as desired.
4
RUM BUTTER GLAZE:
MELT butter in small saucepan; stir in granulated sugar and water. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in rum.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes