Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 17 mins

Nice moist, fragrant, little cakes for afternoon tea or coffee break. Spicy pumpkin taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line 42 miniature muffin cups with 1 1/2 inch bon bon papers or small baking cups.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine oil, egg, sugar, pumpkin and water.
  4. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, blend well.
  5. Stir in chopped pecans and dates.
  6. Spoon into paper baking cups, filling almost full.
  7. Top each with a pecan or walnut half.
  8. Bake 15-17 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  9. Remove from muffin cups, cool on racks.
Most Helpful

Lovely! A real delight. I've been craving pumpkin and maple things (fall feels like it's just around the corner). This satisfied the pumpkin craving quite nicely. Cut the recipe in half and it didn't seem to hurt a thing; I love the fact that these are so small, so each cake is just 1 WW point. The dates made a lovely addition. This one's a keeper! Thanks for posting it.

KLHquilts August 20, 2007