Spooktacular Pumpkin Cake
Let your kids get in on the fun of decorating this Halloween-themed cake. American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) shares this braces-friendly Halloween recipe.
1 (21-ounce) package yellow or white cake mix
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
1 cup canned pumpkin
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dash of nutmeg
1/4 cup water (add 2 tablespoons of water if eggs are small)
- Put cake mix in a large bowl. Make an indentation in the center and pour in the oil and one egg. Mix using mixer, then add the rest of the eggs one at a time, beating after each one.
- Add pumpkin, sugar, spices, and then water.
- Bake in greased and floured tube pan in 350°F (175°C) oven for 60 to 70 minutes (depending on oven calibration). Cool before removing from pan.
- Frost and decorate as desired.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Association of Orthodontists.