Pumpkin Cake with Orange Glaze

Recipe by Shari2
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 12 cup Bundt pan.
  • Combine brown sugar and shortening in large bowl.
  • Beat on low speed until creamy.
  • Add the eggs one a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in the pumpkin and water.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, and the salt in a medium bowl.
  • Add to the pumpkin mixture, beating at low speed until well blended.
  • Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
  • Fold in the 1/2 cup of walnuts and raisins.
  • Spoon into the pan.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.
  • Place cake on serving plate.
  • For the glaze, combine the sugar, orange peel and orange juice.
  • Stir with a spoon until well blended.
  • Spoon over top of the cake, letting the excess glaze run down the sides of the cake.
  • Sprinkle with additional nuts before the glaze hardens.
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