{Seasonal Baking} Spiced Pumpkin Cake

300g soft light brown sugar
3 eggs
300ml sunflower oil
300g flour
1teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon of salt
400g of cooked pumpkin/ squash
40g of mix dry nuts and seeds. My mixture had dates, apricots, almonds and walnuts.

Pre heat the over to 170C (325F)
Pre cooked the pumpkin/squash just enough to be able to remove from the skin but not too soft.
With an electric whisker or food processor beat the egg, sugar , pumpkin/squash and oil for about 4 minutes. Mix the dry ingredients. Them add the dry mix slowing to the wet mixture that is on the food processor slowly until all its incorporated.
Bake in pre-heated oven until golden brown and the sponge is bouncy. It’s generally 35-45 min.

I decided to not cover it but I think cream cheese frosting would be delicious! Enjoy!

  • That looks so yummy! I never tried a pumpkin cake and as it seems the only thing that I get about right in the kitchen are cakes I should give this a try! Thank you for the recipe!

  • So glad you have put the ingredients up, I can not wait to give this a try, looks great!

  • This looks great, I was just thinking the other day that I felt like something pumkin-y. Thanks for the recipe!

  • This looks delicious! I should really get a proper oven so I can go make cakes. And pies. And bread. And on and on 🙂

  • Looks scrummy Rachel … will have to give it a try … Bee xx

  • Looks yummy.. I agree, cream cheese frosting sounds good to…

  • Looks so yummy I’ll have to give it a try. I agree, the cream cheese sounds like a match made in heaven.

  • I agree with what my friends say … this looks delicious! Pumpkin pie is not very popular in Spain, so I’m going to copy your recipe and give it a try. I remember some years ago when someone was speaking here of carrot cake and Spanish frown … It’s delicious too!

  • It is the 1st time I made pumpkin cake too and based on a recipe of carrot cake and turned so delicious I had to share. I am so glad you all looking forward to try… enjoy!