This healthy, hearty and easy-to-make cake can be more than dessert. It may be served as a nutritious, afternoon snack with a cold glass of raw milk (Mmm...)! You could even prepare it the night before for a fun and festive fall breakfast as there are no scary ingredients in here!
List of Ingredients:
- 2 eggs
- 1 c. pumpkin puree (Butternut squash would work just as well!)
- ¾ c. honey
- 1/2 c. oil
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. pumpkin pie seasoning
- 2/3 c. water
- 1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
Beat eggs in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, except the last two. Beat well. Add the water and flour, beating to a fluffy texture. Pour into a greased 13 by 9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes, until golden and/or cake springs back when touched. Frost cake with 16 ounces cream cheese blended with maple syrup to taste (or until it is spreadable).
This recipe is slightly adapted from one shared by Miriam Wengerd in the Keepers at Home Magazine (Vol. 10, Issue 4, Winter 2002). I replaced her listed spices for a "quick" teaspoon of pumpkin pie seasoning in my version shared above.
For more pumpkin related posts, visit the following:
- Easy as "Pumpkin Pie" Crust Recipe
- How to Prepare Pumpkin Puree'
- How to Save Pumpkin Seeds
- Make a Happy Harvest Gift ~ Pumpkin Seed Packet Printable
- What to Make and Do with Pumpkins ~ Link Up Love
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