Mamey Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 10-12
 
Ingredients
  • •2 cups sugar
  • •3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • •4 eggs
  • •2 cups all-purpose flour
  • •1 teaspoons baking soda
  • •2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • •1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • •1 teaspoon baking powder
  • •1/2 teaspoon salt
  • •1 mamey mashed
  • •1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • **For Frosting:
  • •1/4 cup butter
  • •8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • •1 pound sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • •2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • •1/2 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl mix sugar, vegetable oil and eggs until well blended.
  2. Sift baking soda, flour, cinnamon, ground ginger, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients into oil mixture, beating well.
  4. Stir in mamey.
  5. Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-inch round layer cake pans.
  6. Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes.
  7. When baked, turn cakes out onto racks to cool.
  8. Frost pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  9. **For Frosting:Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl; beat well until smooth. Makes enough for 2-layer pumpkin cake.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at http://whatscookingmexico.com/2008/09/09/mamey-cake/