Pumpkin Cake with Burnt Orange Silk Meringue Buttercream

Preparation info
  • Serves:

    14 to 16

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

Anyone who has tasted this cake has pronounced it the best nonchocolate cake ever. Beyond being delicious, it is also adorable to look at. But don’t let not having the perfect two-cavity pumpkin-shape pan stand in your way of experiencing the cake. A ten-cup fluted tube pan works just as well. And if desired, to achieve the true pumpkin shape, you can even use a serrated knife to sculpt the bottom curve. To complete the illusion of a real pumpkin, you can decorate the cake with real or gree