Pumpkin Sage Browned butter Cake Recipes
Pumpkin Sage Browned Butter Cake Recipes

Pumpkin Sage Browned Butter Cake Recipes

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Pumpkin Sage Browned butter Cake Recipes
Pumpkin Sage Browned Butter Cake Recipes

Pumpkin and warm spices, sage and browned butter: Fall’s flavor combinations come together to good effect in these miniature loaves. Browned butter strikes a nice balance between sweet and savory. To make a large loaf instead of several smaller ones, use a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan, and bake for 40 ininutes. MAKES 8

Pumpkin Sage Browned Butter Cake Recipes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, plus more for pans
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage, cut into thin strips, plus whole leaves for garnish (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup solid-pack pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter eight 4-by-2 1/2- inch loaf pans; dust with flour, tapping out excess. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add sage strips; cook until butter turns golden brown, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer mixture to a bowl; let cool slightly.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon , nutmeg, cloves, and salt. In a another bowl, whisk together pumpkin, brown sugar, eggs, and sage-butter mixture. Add flour mixture; whisk until incorporated.
  3. Divide batter evenly among prepared pans; smooth tops with an offset spatula. Place pans on a rimmed baking sheet; bake until a cake tester comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Transfer pans to a wire rack to cool 15 minutes. Turn out cakes onto rack to cool completely. (Cakes can be wrapped in plastic and stored at room temperature overnight or refrigerated up to 5 days.) Garnish with whole sage leaves before serving, if desired.

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