Chocolate Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
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A rich and moist chocolate cake with just a hint of pumpkin. The frosting is light and rich without being overly sweet.

Category: desserts


1 1/2 c. flour
2/3 c. Dutch processed cocoa
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. espresso powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. buttermilk
1 c. pumpkin puree
1 tsp. vanilla bean paste
3/4 c. butter, unsalted, softened
1 c. dark brown sugar
1 c. sugar
3 large eggs
1 egg yolk

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:
6 oz. softened cream cheese
2 1/4 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp. Dutch processed cocoa
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. vanilla bean paste
1 1/2 c. heavy cream
orange and green food coloring gel
melted semi-sweet chocolate for decorating


Added 7 years ago by:
Andrea Potter Kruse Andrea Potter Kruse
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