Pumpkin Cake Recipe

by Susan on November 3, 2009

Pumpkin Cake ReipePumpkin Cake – one of our family’s holiday favorites! While this is not necessarily what I’d call a “health food”, it is a healthier alternative for a nice treat. It’s one of the moistest cakes I’ve ever had! Warning! It’s addictive! I’ve included the nutritional info as well.
2 cups canned pumpkin
1 3/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil
3 large eggs
2 cups whole wheat flour (preferrably organic)
2 tsps. baking powder (preferrable Aluminum free)
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground clovesOrange Glaze (optional)

1/2 cup powder sugar
1 tblsp. orange juice
1 tsp. orange zest

Combine the pumpkin, sugar, and oil, then add eggs, beating well, approx. 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into a greased bundt pan and bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. For glaze, combine powder sugar, orange juice and orange zest; drizzle glaze over cooled cake. Serves approx. 14.

Per Slice:
Calories: 280
Fat: 9 g.
Carbs: 46 g.
Protein: 4 g.

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