Recipe | "Pumpkin Torte with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting" (Gluten Free!) | By Karey Butterworth, GLOW

"This is a welcomed departure from Thanksgiving pie, and it's gluten free, too!" -Karey Butterworth, Chef/Owner GLOW



(Servings 8)
For the Cake:
  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 2 cups gluten-free flour (from local Rockport, TX grocer, Kimmi's Fine Foods)
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspooon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted

Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, mixing well after each one. Add Vanilla and pumpkin and mix until well-blended. In a separate bowl, mix remaining dry ingredients. Gradually add flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and stir until combined. Do not over-mix. Pour into prepared baking sheet and bake 40-45 minutes. Do not overbake! Let cool and using a 3-inch round cookie cutter or knife, cut out circles or squares to the size of your choosing. Alternate frosting between the layers of cake and finish with a dollop of frosting and toasted walnuts.

Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean extract

Directions:
Beat softened butter and cream cheese until well blended. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.

GLOW
1815 Broadway
Rockport, Texas 78382
www.glowrockport.com

Facebook Comments

Comments

Currently Trending in the Network

About | Contact | Site Features & FAQ | Email

Copyright © 2011-2017. All Rights Reserved. Wonderful Women's Network, LLC. Your Community Newsletter Magazine. Committed to news, events, businesses and stories of Rockport-Fulton and Texas Coastal Bend Region. Duplication of content on this site without permission is prohibited by law. Information on this site is time sensitive and for general/entertainment purposes only. Opinion pieces/submitted articles and comments are the thoughts of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the WWN. Paid advertising through the WWN is not available to other general information publications. Always consult a licensed physician before taking medical or health advice. The WWN does not endorse any political party or candidate.

Web services provided by The Branding Arsenal