Pumpkin Patch Torte

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This cake posted in Taste of Home , is unforgettably moist and delicious and not to sweet. The frosting's subtle Maple flavor is the perfect accompaniment to the pumpkin cake.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 servings.
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE:

  • 15 oz
    can solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    each-baking powder,soda,cinnamon and ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • FROSTING:

  • 1 c
    maple syrup
  • 2 large
    egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 3
    drops green food coloring
  • 1
    drop yellow food coloring
  • ·
    candy pumpkins

How to Make Pumpkin Patch Torte

Step-by-Step

  1. Cake:
    Line a greased 15x10 inch jelly roll pan with parchment paper; grease paper too.
    In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients until well blended.
    Combine remaining dry ingredients and add gradually to the pumpkin mixture. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
    Bake at 350^ for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely. Carefully remove the paper.
    ---
    Frosting:
    In a large heavy saucepan over low heat, combine the syrup, egg whites and cream of tartar. With a portable mixer, beat on low speed until frosting forms stiff peaks, about 7 minutes. Remove 1/4 cup mixture divide up into 2 small bowls and tint 1 with green and 1 with yellow food coloring and set aside.
  2. Cut cake width-wise into thirds. Place one layer on a cake platter. Spread 1/3 of the remaining frosting between the layers and on top - do not frost the sides- just let the frosting ooze out if it wants too.
    Arrange candy pumpkins on cake , add vines with reserved frosting and little yellow pumpkin blossoms.

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About Pumpkin Patch Torte

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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