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Pumpkin Cake

A few months ago, my wife and I stopped to see her friends and relatives in VA. Her cousin sold me 2 old fluted cake pans. Little did he know we were stopping on our way home at the Lodge factory store to purchase a new pan. It takes a little patience to use a fluted pan, but once you get the hang of things it gets easier.

Ingredients;
1 15 ounce can pumpkin
1 cup butter room temperature
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 eggs room temperature
2 cups pastry flour
1 cup AP flour
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon molasses

Begin by creaming the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time until well incorporated. Add the pumpkin puree, vanilla, and molasses blending well. In a second bowl mix all the dry ingredients. slowly add the dry to wet ingredients and mix until flour mixture is incorporated. Don't over mix batter or cake …