The moment I saw this Pumpkin Cake on Min's blog , I knew I was struck with the cupid arrow and the ' I want and I must have ' syndrome took over... LOL! my eyes must never feast on anything nice or I won't be able to sleep until I have it baked and feasted to satisfy the sinful craving in me ! Pumpkins are a plenty in autumn and many of my foodie friends are baking cakes and muffins and pie using pumpkins. I love pumpkin and my Jo loves it too. She stir fry them with curry powder and shrimps. Simple , yet delicious !
Back to the cake, this is something like a butter cake in texture and yet every mouthful is full of pumpkin...pumpkin bits, pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds . I bought a big slice of japanese pumpkin and boy, it was good. Not so sweet compared with the local ones which are overly sweet for me. Expensive but worth paying more for making this cake ( my opinion that is ) After having eaten it, I really want to share this with you guys this wonderful cake . Min is like me I guess, she saw this cake on Sonia's blog and she had to make it . Boy, I was glad she gave a good review on it and linked to Sonia...Min's recipe is in Mandarin but I am a yellow banana so can't really understand a word but Sonia's recipe is in English ! They are both great bakers and do drop by their blogs to see their beautiful pumpkin cakes. This cake is truly yummydelicious ! Thank you Min and Sonia for sharing such a wonderful Pumpkin Cake !
I love baking cakes in my jelly mold :)
love the corrugated lines on the cakes
90g caster sugar
2 eggs (medium)
90g pumpkin puree(steamed and mashed)
160g self-raising flour
40g pumpkin seeds / pepitas
60g raw pumpkin, diced
50g raw pumpkin,sliced
1. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
2. Add in egg one at a time and well combine.
3. Add in flour and milk, mix well.
4. Add in pumpkin seed and diced pumpkin, mix until well incorporated.
5. Pour the batter into a greased and lined mould.
6. Arrange pumpkin slices on top.
7. Bake at preheated oven at 180c for 40 mins.
Have a great day !
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