Nana's Pumpkin Cake

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Dana Shelton

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I first tasted this moist and delicious cake, when my daughter Ashley shared a slice with me, Thanksgiving, four or five years ago. This recipe was given to her by my son in laws, Nana. This cake has become a welcomed, family Thanksgiving tradition!

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Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    large eggs
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    pure pumpkin
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Nana's Pumpkin Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, beat :
    4 eggs
    2 cups sugar
    1 cup vegetable oil
  2. Sift together :
    2 cups flour
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
  3. Beat into creamed mixture and stir in :
    2 cups pure pumpkin
    1 teaspoon vanilla
  4. Pour cake batter into a lightly greased and floured tube or bundt pan ( I used two 9-inch round cake pans, baked about 40-45 minutues, until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean)
    Bake at 350 degrees F. for 50-55 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
    Cool cake completely before frosting it.
  5. To prepare the cream cheese frosting,
    in a large mixing bowl mix cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until well blended. Place first cake layer upside down on a plate, frost top of layer. Then place second layer upright on top of bottom layer and frost top. Frost cake sides and garnish with pecan halves.

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About Nana's Pumpkin Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American


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