Friday, January 23, 2015

Old Witch's Magic Nut cake


3 eggs
1 pound of pumpkin
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water

Beat together and then add:
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 Teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup Yellow raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Pour the batter into three buttered one-pound coffee cans, and place in oven standing up.  Bake at 350 for an hour 15 minutes or until a straw from a witch's broom, inserted in the cake, comes out clean

Cool the cakes, turn them on their sides and frost with:

4 oz. cream cheese 
3 tablespoons butter,
1 teaspoon lemon juice,
1/2 box confectioner's sugar

sprinkle with chopped walnuts