*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                                PUMKIN CAKE
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 Serving Size  : 14   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Holiday
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      packages      Banana cake mix -- 18 1/2 oz
    2      tablespoons   Butter -- OR margarine
    2      tablespoons   Flour
      1/2  cup           Light cream
      1/2  cup           Sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
      1/2  cup           Pecans -- chopped
      3/4  cup           Butter -- OR margarine
      3/4  cup           Shortening
    6      cups          Confectioners' sugar
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
    3      tablespoons   Milk -- more or less
                         Red food coloring
                         Yellow food coloring
                         Green food coloring
                         Ice cream cone -- or banana
 Prepare the cakes according to directions' bake in TWO 12 cup fluted tub pan.
   FILLING:  Melt butter in a sauce pan.  Stir in flour to forma smooth paste.
 Gradually add cream and sugar, stirring constantly until thick. Boil 1 minute;
 remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla and salt. Fold in pecans; cool.	Cut thin
 slice off bottom of each cake,. Spread one cake bottom with filling; put cakes
 together with bottoms together. set aside.
   FROSTING:  In a mixing bowl, cream butter and shortening. Beat in sugar and
 vanilla.  Add milk until desired consistency is reached. Combine red and yellow
 food coloring to make orange; tint about 3/4’s of the frosting orange.  Tint
 remaining frosting green.
   ASSEMBLY: Place a small glass upside down in the center of the cake to support
 the “stem”.  Put a dollop of frosting on the glass and top with an ice cream
 cone or banana. Cut the cone or banana to the correct length; frost with green
 frosting.  Frost cake with orange frosting.
  NOTE:  I wish I could copy the picture for you...it is adorable.
  SOURCE:  TASTE OF HOME Magazine; October/November 1994 issue;
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