Moist Pumpkin Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes


    8 inch layer cake
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About

I always get the same reaction when I make this cake: a lukewarm “oh” when I say what it is, then people try it and it’s “OHHHHHHH.” Pumpkin cake may not sound super sexy, but the amazing texture and moisture in this one makes it a cake to die for. Add the cream cheese frosting and you have a sensation!


  • Butter and flour for pans
  • 250 grams ( ounces) cake flour
  • 10


Preheat the oven to 177°C (350°F).

Butter and flour two 20-centimeter (8-inch) round c