Easy Pumpkin Cake
Simply decorated for the fall season
It wouldn’t be proper fall without a tasty pumpkin cake! Baking is one of the great ways to use the pumpkin puree that I’ve made the other day. It gives this cake such sweet, hearty taste and it’s really so easy to make. You can of course buy a tinned one already made. However, making your own in a much healthier option. You can enjoy the process of baking as well as know what’s gone into your recipe! One medium home grown pumpkin, home produced eggs and a couple more basic ingredients. Anybody can make this easy pumpkin cake and it’s a lovely treat for any visitors! PLUS you can simply decorate the cake with some icing sugar and our FREE Printable cake decorating stencil design inspired by fall!
During the fall you’ll surely have some friends and family over or go visit them. This easy pumpkin cake is perfect for these occassions! We have the Halloween coming up and also the special Thanksgiving dinner. And why not combine a homemade cake with this simple, beautiful pie carrier? If you have some scrap fabric at home and enjoy easy sewing projects or patchwork, you’ll love this! Together the cake and the reusable carrier make a wonderful autumn present. Now – let’s get on with the baking!
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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 50 minutes at 180 degrees
- FREE Printable Cake Stencil
- 1 cup of pumpkin puree
- 3 cups of self-rising flour
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups of caster sugar
- 150g of butter
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- vanilla extract (or a sachet of vanilla-infused sugar)
- icing sugar for final decorating
Put the flour, eggs, sugar and pumpkin puree into a large mixing bowl. Then add the cinnamon, vanilla extract, soft chunk of butter and mix everything together thoroughly.
The last step is to decorate the cake! After you’ve left it to cool off, pring the FREE Printable cake decorating stencil on a heavier sheet of paper and cut out with scissors. Place the stencil on top and sprinkle over with icing sugar.