Posted by kjacksonA 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
- 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
- Combine eggs, sugar & oil. Then add rest of ingredients, mix thoroughly. Pour into two 8 inch pans bake @ 350 for apprx 35 minutes.
- Cream butter & cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar & syrup, mix until smooth. Fold walnuts into frosting.
- Makes enough to frost & fill two 8 inch cakes.