Pumpkin Nut Cake

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2 and 2/3 cup - maida (all - purpose flour, sift before measuring)
  • 1.5 cups - powdered sugar
  • 1 cup - pumpkin, steamed and mashed
  • 1/2 cup - cashew nuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - butter
  • 3 - eggs
  • 3 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - mixed spice powder (cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg)

How to Make Pumpkin Nut Cake

  • Mix maida with baking powder, salt and mixed spice powder.
  • Beat butter with sugar till the mixture is light.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Mix in the pumpkin and nuts.
  • Fold in the maida.
  • Pour the mixture in a greased 8-ich round cake tin.
  • Bake in a moderate oven (180C) till the cake is done (about 40 minutes)
  • Turn out on a wire rack and cool completely before cutting.