Pumpkin Cake


2 cup ripe pumpkin, peeled and cubed
1 1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3 large eggs
1/2 cup oil
1 1/2 cup sugar, powdered
1/2-1 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vinegar


  1. Peel and cut pumpkin into cubes and cook it adding milk till done. Keep it aside to cool.
  2. Then grind the cooled pumpkin into smooth puree (about 1 1/2 cup). Keep it aside.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease and line the base of a square baking pan with parchment paper.
  4. Sift together plain flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and keep it aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, add eggs and beat well using electric mixer.
  6. Add oil little by little and beat again. Add sugar in batches and beat again.
  7. Add vanilla essence ( or mixed spice powder) and beat again.
  8. Add pumpkin puree into this and beat again.
  9. Add sifted flour in batches and beat at low speed until just combined. Then mix using a spatula.
  10. Mix baking soda in 2 tsp of vinegar and add immediately into the batter and mix well.
  11. Pour batter into the prepared baking pan and tap well.
  12. Bake in the preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  13. Cool the cake completely and demould and then slice into pieces and serve…

Recipe Source: Magic Oven

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