Bake Pumpkin Pound Cake with Glaze

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Pumpkin Pound Cake is a very good snack or dessert during Autumn or anytime!

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This recipe looks great to serve to guests or anytime. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

Step 1

MAKE WET INGREDIENTS: With an electric mixer, beat 2 sticks softened butter at medium speed in a large mixing bowl for about 2 minutes until light and creamy. Gradually add 3 C. sugar, beating at medium speed for 5 – 7 minutes. Add 5 large eggs, 1 at a time, beating until yellow disappears.

Step 2

MAKE DRY INGREDIENTS: In a mixing bowl, combine with whisk, 3 C flour, 2 t. baking powder, 1/2 t. baking soda, 1/2 t. salt, 2 t. cinnamon, 1/4 t. ground cloves, 1/8 t. t. apple pie spice.

Step 3 In another bowl, combine 2 C canned pumpkin and 1/3 C rum.

Step 4

Add flour dry ingredients to wet ingredients, alternating with pumpkin mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. After each addition, mix at lowest speed until just blended.

Step 5

Pour batter into a greased and floured tube pan (angel food cake pan). Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 25 – 30 minutes. Cool cake on wire rack for 15 minutes. Invert from pan onto platter and flip over so top of cake is upward. May wrap with plastic wrap when still warm. Glaze with a powdered sugar glaze.

Step 6

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