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PUMPKIN CAKE WITH ORANGE GLAZE

This moist and delicious pumpkin cake is flavored with pumpkin spice and a hint of orange. It's a perfect holiday dessert.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Cook This Again, Mom!

Ingredients

OR THE CAKE

  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 cup Lowfat Buttermilk
  • Rind from one Orange
  • 3 cups All-purpose Flour

FOR THE GLAZE

  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • Fresh Orange Juice about 1 Tablespoon

Instructions

HOW TO MAKE THE CAKE

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Thoroughly coat a bundt pan with non-stick spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the softened butter, sugar and brown sugar until completely blended.
  • Add the eggs one at a time mixing well. Add the vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and the salt. Mix until well blended.
  • Start adding the buttermilk, and flour, alternating back and forth between the two, and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the cake batter into the bundt pan. Bake the cake for about 45 – 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool the cake on a rack for about 10 minutes and then remove the cake from the pan and let it cool completely.

HOW TO MAKE THE GLAZE

  • Mix the powdered sugar and orange juice to make a glaze. You can make the glaze as thick or as thin as you like.