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Pumpkin Cake w/ Maple Nut Frosting

A yummy take on a classic pumpkin roll type dessert. I decided to marry the flavor of a pumpkin cake with a maple flavored frosting, much to the delight of skeptical friends & family. Sure to be a Thanksgiving favorite!

Pumpkin Cake w/ Maple Nut Frosting

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin cake 4 eggs 2 c cooked pumpkin 2 c flour 2 c sugar 1 c vegetable oil 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt Maple nut frosting/filling 1/2 c unsalted butter, softened 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 2 1/2 c. powdered sugar 1/2 c maple syrup (not the pancake kind) ;) 3/4 c chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Cake:
  2. Combine eggs, sugar & oil. Then add rest of ingredients, mix thoroughly. Pour into two 8 inch pans bake @ 350 for apprx 35 minutes.
  3. Frosting:
  4. Cream butter & cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar & syrup, mix until smooth. Fold walnuts into frosting.
  5. Makes enough to frost & fill two 8 inch cakes.

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