Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pumpkin Spice Cake
Based on pumpkin puree and aromatic spices create a very aromatic, very fluffy and healthy cake with stevia.
Adding pumpkin puree keeps the cake juicy and compact, fluffy and stable without falling down crumb. The crumbs that we see in some photos is because it was hot even when cut, not left to cool well to be stabilized.
work: 30′ time: 1h:00′ easy:

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Ingredients (10 servings)

  • 300 g (10.6 oz) flour
  • 160 g (5.6 oz) various dried fruit
  • 120 g (4.2 oz) vegetable oil
  • 150 g (5.3 oz) stevia (1:1) or sugar
  • 430 g (15.2 oz) pumpkin
  • 1 orange zest + 4 tbsp juice
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 2 large eggs or 3 small
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 5 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp orange juice
First prepare the yellow pumpkin puree to have time to cool down.
Clean and remove the fibers, seeds and peel from the slice of pumpkin. It will stay clean weight 300g (10.6 oz) pith.
Chop the pith into bite-size pieces and place in a saucepan with the orange zest and 4 tablespoons orange juice.
Boil until you have a soft pumpkin, evaporate the water and get easy to pierce with a fork. Push the pumpkin with a fork to make puree. Let it aside to cool.
In a large bowl, add the oil, the stevia (or sugar) and pumpkin puree, after keeping aside 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree for the glaze. Stir with whisk.
Add the yogurt, eggs and spices. Stir gently to combine ingredients. Do not beat too much.
Sift the flour with the baking soda and pour gradually into the bowl with the mixture. Stir to combine the ingredients. Add nuts and dried fruit. Stir.
The mixture is quite viscous. Pour into an oblong or round form, buttered and floured or hand ot in ramekins for individual cake.
Bake in a preheated oven at 170℃ (338℉, Gas:3.5) for 30'-35'.
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If you want we make a glaze with the purée you kept, 5 tbsp powdered sugar and 2-3 tbsp of orange juice.
Boil together until you get the density you like and with it glasse the cake or cupcakes or just eat them plain or with a little icing, sprinkled on top.

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