This afternoon at The Forbury was great fun!..Peggy, Susan, Hilda, Colleen, Raymond and Tony concocted pumpkin cakes from a new un-tested recipe in the run up to Halloween night. Trixie had helped with hollowing out a pumpkin the day before and the flesh looked good for consumption. Marius applied his excellent DIY skills and sorted everything out! with really delicious results..
Pumpkin, Cinnamon and Sultana cakes recipe
200g light brown sugar
4 large eggs
300g self raising flour
3 teaspoons cinnamon
zest of orange juice
500g pumpkin flesh
♦ beat the margarine and sugar together until fluffy
♦ beat the eggs and add to the mix gradually
♦ mash the pumpkin and then beat into the mixture slowly
♦ mix in the sultanas and orange zest
♦ gradually add flour and cinnamon to the mixture.
♦ spoon into a 30cm X 20cm cake tin, lined with paper
♦ bake at 160ºc for 30 minutes