Pumpkin Cake  With Orange Cream Cheese Frosting  Recipe

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PUMPKIN CAKE  with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting 

Joanne Hendriksen

By
@Elizabeth33

 A recipe from the WHITE HOUSE Pastry Kitchen


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Serves:

6-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all-purpose flour 
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp
ground ginger
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/1/4 c
brown sugar
4 large
eggs
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
7 oz
pumpkin puree (either homemade or from a can) 
1/4 c
whole milk, warmed 
3/4 c
oil

ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 c
confectioners’ sugar 
1 Tbsp
orange zest
1
vanilla bean or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
6 oz
butter, softened at room temperature
2 Tbsp
heavy cream, whipped
1 lb
cream cheese
1/2 c
fresh squeezed orange juice
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat the oven to 340° Fahrenheit. 
2
Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger, baking soda, nutmeg, and ground cloves into 
a large bowl. Put this aside.
3
Whisk together brown sugar and eggs with a mixer. Beat in the vegetable oil and 
then the pumpkin puree.
4
add the dry ingredients mixture alternating with the whole milk in three parts. 
mix well and scrape the sides and bottom of bowl between each part. 
Grease and flour bundt pan. 
5
Bake for about one hour. Let the cake cool in the pan and then turn out onto a cooling rack.
6
For the finishing touch, pour the orange cream cheese icing over the top of the cooled bundt cake. 
7
Makes one cake from a 2 quart bundt pan 
8
Place cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar in bowl and use a mixer until it becomes a smooth cream. If you are using a standing mixer, use the paddle attachment for the best results.
9
add the softened butter to the bowl. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl with a plastic spatula and then add the orange zest, vanilla bean or extract, heavy cream, pinch of salt and orange juice. Set the frosting aside until you are ready to pour over cake. 

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom