well... i guess i could just dive into things here and just get down to the goods... everybody ready for autumn... i love this time of year... it's in a word... wonderFALL :)
i love everything about fall... the fun and festive decorations, the food, the boots and sweaters, the football, the family gatherings...ahh, the warm and coziness of it all... and i know you're all feeling me...
i know alot of people also look forward to the seasonal arrival of a very popular little caffieine fueled spicey beverage... the coveted starbucks pumpkin spice latte... am i right? am i right?
it is pure warm heaven in a white and green cup...
now... what about those flavors in a moist and sweet little cake... bing! i'm on it!
2 cups sugar
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1. preheat the oven to 350
2. in a bowl, beat eggs, sugar, pumpkin and oil until blended
3. combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, ginger and cloves; add to pumpkin mixture just until combined
4. pour into a greased 15x10x11 baking pan, and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, cool completely on a wire rack
5. slather with epsresso creamcheese frostingand drizzle with salt caramel... cute into bars and enjoy :)
look how warm and inviting this cake looks... nom nommm nommmm...
welcome fall and happy baking everyone :)