Friday, April 21, 2017


1 2/3 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/3 cup nuts, chopped
1 1/3 cups sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup pumpkin pulp
1/3 cup water
1 large or extra large egg
2/3 cup raisins
1/4 tsp ginger
powdered sugar for dusting, optional

Sift dry ingredients and add shortening, pumpkin, and water. Beat together for two minutes. Add egg and beat one minute longer. Stir in raisins and nuts. Bake in a greased and floured bundt pan for 45 minutes in a 350 degree oven.  After cake is cooled, dust with powdered sugar, if desired. Delicious served with ice cream or whipped cream.

This is an old recipe was from my childhood.

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