Pumpkin passion cakes recipe

Pumpkin passion cakes recipe from olivia280177

kids can help can make in advance
Category Cakes and biscuits recipes
Prep time15 mins
Cook time15 mins

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175ml extra light olive oil
175g light muscovado sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g coarsely grated pumpkin flesh or butternut squash
100g sultanas
grated zest of 1 orange
2 tsp cinnamon
200g self-raising flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

For the topping:

200g cream cheese
85g icing sugar
Bit of orange juice
Walnuts/pecans/orange zest to decorate

Handy Hint

Store in fridge but bring to room temp when you want to eat them


1. Heat oven 180C, line a couple bun trays with cake cases. Pour oil in large bowl, add sugar, eggs and vanilla, beat then add the pumpkin, sultanas and zest.
2. Stir in cinnamon, flour and bicarb, making a fairly wet mixture. Spoon into cases.
3. Bake for around 10-15 mins until springy to touch. Cool on wire rack
4. For the topping beat cream cheese and icing sugar til smooth, add teeny bit orange juice to taste, spread on top of cakes. Decorate with nuts and/or zest.

gransnetter Reviews

From: olivia280177 on Sun 13-Jan-13 23:28:56 Overall rating: 0.0
This is a delicious, healthier lunch box filler and afternoon tea favourite in our house. We have the pumpkins on the allotment. They taste absolutely delightful and stay so very moist.