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
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
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.