Pumpkin Pound Cake
This terrific recipe for Pumpkin Pound Cake was submitted by Clara Martin from Yadkinville, NC.
1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
4 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
4 tablespoons margarine
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease and flour a tube pan.
- Mix all ingredients and beat for 4 minutes. Pour into prepared tube pan and bake for 1 hr.
Remove from oven and let cool prior to adding icing.
- For Icing: Blend cream cheese and margarine, add vanilla and powdered sugar. Blend until smooth. Nuts may be sprinkled on top if desired.
Makes 12 servings.