Pumpkin Pound Cake Recipe

This pumpkin pound cake recipe is truly incredibly simple to make but if you're new to baking, these step by step photos will show you exactly what each stage looks like.

This "throw it all in one pot" cake is another of our super easy recipes that turns out delicious treats with very little effort.

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One Pot Mix To A Scrumptious Pound Cake

Melt the butter in a roomy saucepan, together with sugar. Take it off the heat immediately when the butter has melted.

Melt butter and sugar together in a roomy sauce pan to make this pumpkin pound cake

Keep stirring the mixture off the heat, till the liquid fat combines with the sugar and it becomes a thick, creamy yellow mixture, all thick and smooth, just like this:

A thick smooth mixture for the pumpkin pound cake

Then tip in all the ingredients.

Yes, put in all of the:
  • flour
  • bicarbonate of soda
  • salt
  • pumpkin
  • beaten eggs
  • cream

All the ingredients into the pot for this pumpkin pound cake

Combine well. The mixture will go from looking like a dry mess:

The mixture for this pumpkin pound cake will look like a mess when you start to combine

...to a smooth thick batter, just like this:

The batter for pumpkin pound cake

The tender stewed pumpkin will mostly break up into the batter and some parts will still keep their form. That's fine - don't mash up those pieces. They add character to the baked pound cake.

Pour the batter into the silicone baking mold.

The batter for pumpkin pound cake ready for baking in the baking mold

Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Insert a cake tester to check it is cooked through the middle. The skewer should come out clean. It there is still batter on the skewer, return the cake to the oven for further baking.

Pumpkin Pound Cake baked

When it's removed from the oven, run a butter knife around the edge to remove the cake from the walls of the mold.

Allow to cool enough to handle and remove the cake from the mold and rest it on a wire rack to finish cooling.

To serve, pour lovely thick cream over a generous slice of pumpkin pound cake and garnish with colorful fruit such as kiwi fruit or strawberries.

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