Pumpkin Cake

Preparation info
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Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Country women consider this a “must” for autumn and Thanksgiving


  • ½ c. shortening
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c.


  • Cream shortening and slowly add sugars, eggs and pumpkin.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and soda; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Fold in walnuts and maple flavoring.
  • Pour into 3 greased 8" round layer cake pans. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 30 minutes. Cool on racks. Put cake layers together with Harvest Moon Frosting. Frost sides, b