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Pumpkin Rum Pound Cake


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Ingredients

  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon ground orange peel
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 (16 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, pie spice and orange peel; set aside.
  2. Beat eggs until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in sugar until blended.
  4. Beat in pumpkin and butter.
  5. Combine milk and rum; add alternately with flour mixture to pumpkin mixture.
  6. Stir in raisins.
  7. Pour into well greased Bundt pan or 2-quart cake mold.
  8. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  9. Dust with confectioners' sugar or frost as desired.