Pumpkin Spice Cake

Bake this spiced pumpkin cake in a jellyroll pan and top with a sweet cream cheese frosting and chopped walnuts.

Yield:

Makes 15 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.

Combine flour and next 6 ingredients. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until well blended. Spread batter in a lightly greased 15- x 10 1/2-inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

Spread Cream Cheese Frosting evenly over cake; sprinkle with walnuts.

Note:

Mary McClure, Barboursville, West Virginia,

October 2005