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Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

Kateryna YagovychFood
Light sponge cake with pumpkin. Source: sugarandsparrow.com

As long as you have a tasty and sweet pumpkin, add it to the base of a delicious pastry. You will get a very fluffy and fragrant cake for tea. It is especially delicious if you grease the baked cakes with cream.

The idea of making a light pumpkin pie was shared by the famous Ukrainian chef Volodymyr Yaroslavskyi (yaroslavskyi_vova) on his Instagram page. You just need to grate the vegetables for the dough.

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

Ingredients:

  • 600 g grated pumpkin
  • 260 g of sugar
  • 300-325 g of flour
  • 175 g of light raisins
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 g of walnuts
  • 100 g of vegetable oil
  • 100 g of butter
  • zest of 1 orange and half for juice
  • salt
  • 15-16 g of spice mix
  • cinnamon, ginger, anise, cloves, nutmeg and allspice can be added
  • 2 packs (20 g) of baking powder, salt

Ingredients for the cream:

  • 500 g of cream cheese
  • 100 g of icing sugar

Method of preparation:

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

1. Peel and grate the pumpkin finely.

2. Pour boiling water over the raisins and drain immediately.

3. Chop the nuts with a knife.

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

4. Add the melted butter and oil to the grated pumpkin, and then all the ingredients from the list.

5. Stir until smooth.

6. Put the mass in a baking dish covered with parchment and lightly oiled. Put in the oven at 175 degrees. Bake for about 55 minutes.

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

7. Check if ready with a wooden stick.

8. Let the cake cool completely.

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

9. To make the cream, mix the cottage cheese with powdered sugar.

10. You can make an even more airy buttercream: beat 100 g of butter, the juice of the second half of an orange and 130 g of powdered sugar well in a mixer and add 500 g of cream cheese and citrus zest.

Easy pumpkin sponge cake: the idea shared by the chef

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