Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

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This cold weather has me craving pumpkin and spice. A warm slice of bundt cake served with a generous scoop of vanilla bean ice cream should hit the spot.

As I gaze out my window and watch the crisp cool autumn air make the leaves dance on the tree limbs from the comfort of my davenport. I sip from a Connecticut made mug filled with hot apple cider (shout out to: Beardsley’s Cider Mill), patiently waiting for the oven timer to go off. My entire house smells of warm pumpkin pie spices. Its moments like this that bring me true contentment.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bundt Cake
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This recipe creates a moist pumpkin cake with a rich and fluffy cream cheese layer that will make your taste buds do the happy dance.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 40 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
Servings Prep Time
8 people 40 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bundt Cake
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This recipe creates a moist pumpkin cake with a rich and fluffy cream cheese layer that will make your taste buds do the happy dance.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 40 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
Servings Prep Time
8 people 40 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour
Ingredients
Pumpkin cake
Cream cheese filling
Servings: people
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Instructions
To prepare
  1. Grease a 6-cup bundt pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Pumpkin cake
  1. In a large bowl whisk the flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. In a medium sized bowl whisk together the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, granulated sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla. Once these ingredients are incorporated. Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients. Give this a good mix until everything is consistent throughout the mix.
Cream cheese filling
  1. In medium bowl beat cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add egg, sugar, and vanilla.
  3. Beat until fluffy.
  1. Measure out 1 cup of pumpkin batter and spread evenly on bottom of bundt pan.
  2. Next, add 1/2 cup of the cream cheese filling and spread out evenly.
  3. Continue this layering until the pan is full (or all batter is gone).
  4. Bake bundt cake for 60 - 80 minutes. Check cake by inserting a toothpick into the cake to see if it comes out clean.
  5. Once cake is fully cooked. Remove from oven and set aside to cool for about an hour.
  6. Place a cooling rack on top of the bundt cake.
  7. Flip the cake upside-down.
  8. Let cool for 1 hour before trimming off and excess cake. Cake will last for about four days in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Enhance the  ambiance in your home this holiday season with mulling spices. In a small saucepan add two cups of apple cider and two packets of mulling spice (shown below). Bring to a simmer then set at the lowest setting. You may also use a small crock pot to simmer the mulling spices.

The nip in the air serves as a reminder to wrap up any loose ends in the garden. It feels like yesterday I just planted the mums. All of my fall decorations are hung. Let the planning for Thanksgiving Day begin.

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You can use any 10″ (6-cup) bundt pan that you would like. Here is the one I used in this recipe.

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This recipe was adapted from:  SallysBakingAddiction.com.

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Rainbow Cake

This St Patrick’s Day, surprise your family, and friends with this rainbow cake. It looks like a simple cake until you cut a slice and reveal the stunning layers. The only thing missing here is a pot of gold (not included).

Rainbow Cake
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An easy cake recipe that is moist, rich, and buttery.  I use food colorings to create the individual rainbow layers.  You can make this cake recipe with or with-out food coloring
Servings Prep Time
12 people 1 1/2 hours
Passive Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 1 1/2 hours
Passive Time
20 minutes
Rainbow Cake
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An easy cake recipe that is moist, rich, and buttery.  I use food colorings to create the individual rainbow layers.  You can make this cake recipe with or with-out food coloring
Servings Prep Time
12 people 1 1/2 hours
Passive Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 1 1/2 hours
Passive Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Cake
Frosting
Servings: people
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Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F
  2. Grease and flour 7, 6” round cake pans
  3. In a large bowl, add butter and shortening. Beat until fluffy
  4. Add sugar and beat until it becomes creamy
  5. Add one egg at a time, beat for 1 min after each egg
  6. Add milk, yogurt, and vanilla extract to the batter. Beat for 2 minutes
  7. In a large bowl, sift flour and baking powder together
  8. Add the dry ingredients. Fold into the batter by hand, scrap the sides of your bowl making sure everything is well incorporated
  9. Divide the cake batter into 7 different containers, each weighing 8.5 oz
Coloring formulas
  1. Using Wilton’s Color Right, Performance Color System (see link below)
  2. Red: 8-R, 20-C, Orange: 20-O, Yellow: 20-Y, Green: 20-Y, 7-B, Blue: 15-B, 1-BK, Indigo: 8-B, 2-Y, Violet: 22-P, 6-B, 2-R
  3. Using a spatula mix each color to ensure the color is evenly distributed
Baking
  1. Add each color to a 6” pan
  2. Bake for approx. 20 minutes each, or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean
  3. Remove cake from oven and let cool for 5 minutes
  4. Flip the cake onto a cooling rack to cool for at least 1 hour
Frosting
  1. In a large mixing bowl, add butter and cream cheese and beat for 5 minutes
  2. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. Beat well after each addition. Beat for 5 minutes
  3. Add vanilla, beat well to incorporate
Finishing
  1. Using a knife, evenly slice the top part of each cake off. To make 7 cakes that are all the same height
  2. Insert a #12 tip (see link below) into your piping bag
  3. Using a spatula fill your piping bag with the frosting
  4. Pipe a silver dollar sized amount of frosting on your cake plate
  5. Place the violet cake on to your cake plate. Using your piping bag, starting in the center of the cake, in a circular motion squeeze out the frosting. Working from the inside out. This will minimize the crumbs that would end up in our frosting, if we had spread it on with a spatula. Continue this until all of the layers are completed. Remember ROYGBIV, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.
  6. On the top (red) cake, pipe frosting starting from the center, spiraling out to the edge
  7. Then pipe frosting onto the sides, in a vertical up and down motion until the entire cake is covered in frosting
  8. Take a spatula and spread the frosting out evenly
  9. When slicing into the cake, wipe the knife off after every slice to make sure the colors don’t run together
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I mention in my recipe to use 7 cake pans. That is great if you have that many pans. If not, you can use just one pan. Be sure to let the pan cool off before greasing and flouring for the next color.

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