Pumpkin is a very well known vegetable all over the world for its great taste. It is rich in moisture containt so when you cook the vegetable you don’t need to add so much of water. The yellow color of this vegetable is good for your eyes and it is rich in vitamin A also. You may have tried many dishes with pumkin.But if you have tried any seweet dishes or desserts with pumpkin? May be answer will no.Pumkin is sweet in taste itself and is so much suitable for making desserts with it. In this article I will tell you how to make Pumpkin Cake. If your children does not like to eat pumpkin then you can try this cake recipe in your home.Serve it as a snacks or you may give it in their tiffin in school.Pumpkin Cake is very delicious in taste and your children will surely love it.
Pumpkin Cake Recipe:
Pumpkin paste 1 cup, All purpose flour 11/2 cup,Egg 3,Sugar 1/2 cup(grind),Condensed Milk 1/2 cup,Baking Powder 1 teaspoon, Essence 1/2 tea spoon, Butter 3/2 cup,Salt 1 pinch, Dry fruits (dates,currents and almonds)chopped 1/2 cup.
Method Of Preparation:
Skin the pumpkin and cut into small pieces.Wash it thoroughly with water.Boil it in water and add some salt into the water.When it is done strain the water and remain the pumpkin pieces cool.Mash the boiled pumpkin to make a smooth paste.
Now add all purpose flour and baking powder in a bowl. Take another bowl.Add butter and sugar and bit the mixture for 10 minutes.Now add the pumpkin paste,essence and condensed milk into it.
Bit the whole mixture for another 10 minutes.Now add the mixture of flour and baking powder and fold the whole mixture carefully with a wooden spatula. You should be very careful for that there should not be any lumps in the batter.
Now preheat your oven in 180 degree centigrade.Take a baking tray and grease it with butter and sprinkle some flour over it.Now put the batter in to the baking tray.Sprinkle the chopped dry fruits from top and bake the mixture for 25-30 minutes.Serve when cooled.
You can also try this recipe in you pressure cooker also and it will take 50-55 minutes.