Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake with Molasses Cream Cheese Frosting

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir flour with baking powder, baking soda,salt& cinnamon.
  • Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350,grease 2- 8 inch round cake pans.
  • Combine oil& sugar with electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute, still mixing,add eggs one at a time.
  • Increase speed to high and beat for 2 minutes.
  • Add dry ingredients in 3 additions,scraping the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula after each addition.
  • Stir in pumpkin.
  • Scrape equal amounts of the batter into each cake pan.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 5 minutes;remove and cool to room temperature on rack.
  • For icing: Beat cream cheese until smooth,add molasses and half the icing sugar,mix on low speed until combined.
  • Add remaining sugar and mix until combined;increase speed to high and beat for 1 minute or until very smooth.
  • To assemble Cake: Cut each layer in half to make 4 layers.
  • Spread just enough frosting over bottom layer to cover well.
  • Top with second layer,and spread more frosting evenly over that layer,repeat with next layer, top with last layer and remaining frosting,swirling to decorate.
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