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Leftover pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin cake recipe complete with icing

What with Thanksgiving over with and Halloween coming soon here are a couple of recipes that will help with the pumpkins.

Pumpkin cake

1 wh. or spice cake mix

1 vanilla instant pudding mix

3/4 c. oil

1 c. canned pumpkin

1/2 c. water

4 eggs

1 tsp. cinnamon

Combine and beat about 2 mins. Bake in 9 X 13 inch pan AT 350 degrees F. for 40 - 50 mins.

Pumpkin cake icing

1 envelope Dream Whip

1 instant banana pudding

1 1/2 c.milk

1/2 tsp. vanilla

Combine. Beat until it stands in peaks. Spread on cooled cake.

Pumpkin pancakes

2 c. flour

4 tsp. b. powder

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

1/4 tsp. allspice

1/3 c. sugar or more to taste

1 1/2 c. cooked pumpkin

3 eggs

1 c. milk

3/4 c. vegetable oil

1 tsp. vanilla

Mix and cook as for any pancakes, but not too hot as they tend to burn easily. Serve with syrup.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker who writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.