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12Ingredients
370Calories
105Minutes

Yum! Snack Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake! This recipe is perfect for a Saturday afternoon. Not only is this Snack Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake recipe full of nutrients that are great for your body, but it they taste delicious. Try out this Snack Pumpkin-Cranberry Cake at home and let us know your thoughts. You can comment below with your likes or dislikes and rate the recipe by star. Happy Cooking!

Ingredients

  • 1 pumpkin
  • 240 grams softened butter
  • 240 grams granulated sugar
  • 1 orange (preferably organic)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 eggs (separated)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200 grams flour
  • 40 grams cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries

Directions

  1. Wash the pumpkin and cut it into wedges (leaving the skin), remove the seeds and threads that are inside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  3. Wrap pumpkin pieces in the aluminium foil and bake for about 1 hour. The flesh should be very soft. Let cool and mash the flesh without the skin. Freeze the remaining puree in bags of 250 gr.
  4. Preheat the oven to 175 C.
  5. With an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and orange zest for 3 minutes until the mixture becomes pale.
  6. Add the whole egg and 2 yolks.
  7. Mix well and add 250 gr. pumpkin puree and vanilla extract.
  8. In another bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt.
  9. Add this mixture to the pumpkin / egg / butter mixture.
  10. Mix quickly and not for too long to get a smooth paste.
  11. Whisk the 2 egg whites until stiff.
  12. Gently add fold them to the batter with a spatula.
  13. Add the dried cranberries.
  14. Pour the mixture into a buttered cake pan and bake for 40-50 minutes.
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NutritionView more

370Calories
Sodium11%DV270mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs17%DV52g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories370Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat11g55%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol95mg32%
Sodium270mg11%
Potassium710mg20%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate52g17%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars22g44%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Jeanna H. 4 Jul 2015
One of this most creative recipes I have ever made. The cranberry adds such tartness that when combined with the pumpkin creates a sweet and sultry cake full of density and moisture.