Tuesday, October 18, 2011

An Orange Bundt Pan

I went to some garage sales last weekend and found this orange bundt pan for 25 cents.  I couldn't believe it.  It reminded me of a post I had seen a few weeks ago by Debra at Common Ground.  She had created a centerpiece using an orange bundt pan she has. Click here to see her post.

Here is a picture of my bundt pan centerpiece.

It looks so pretty sitting on my kitchen island. 

Pretty gorgeous for just a quarter and some things I already had around the house.

 Of course before I put together this beautiful centerpiece I had to use the pan for its intended purpose.

I baked a cake!

Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip ~ here is the recipe.

3 cups sugar
3 1/3 cups flour
2 cups canned pumpkin
4 eggs
1 cup canola oil
2/3 cup water
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (6 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips

Mix pumpkin, eggs, sugar, oil, and water together until well blended.  Sift dry ingredients and mix with pumpkin mixture.  Add pecans and chocolate chips.  Bake in 2 greased and floured loaf pans or one bundt pan at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.

1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1 to 2 Tablespoons cream


Thanks as always for stopping by!

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  1. Beautiful centerpiece and thanks for the recipe ~ it sounds good!

  2. WOW -- love both the cake (pumpkin and chocolate is such a great combination) and the centerpiece. I'm going to PIN it so I'll remember if I run across an orange bundt pan :)


  3. This is SO pretty! What a creative idea! Thanks so much for the recipe as well!


  4. Fantastic centerpiece and a great orange color. I think you got a grand deal at a quarter. Visiting from WUW

  5. Love the centerpiece idea and that cake looks awesome.

  6. What a fun post! I love the idea of using it for a Fall centerpiece...and the recipe looks wonderful! ♥

  7. This is such a creative idea! Love your centrepiece


  8. Well, it is great recipe given by you, I really tried to make it at my home, Low carb diet does not allowed high foods in carbohydrate, especially white flour, sugar and starchy vegetables.

  9. I love this centerpiece...what a great idea!
    Thanks for sharing your recipe too...looks yummy :)
    Big hugs,

  10. A darling centerpiece and a yummy recipe as well--wonderful! :)

  11. Super cute centerpiece! And the cake looks and sounds yummy! :)

  12. isn't this funny, I'd never seen an orange one like this. I think they must be exactly alike!! Your centerpiece looks great and the cake is so yummy! thanks for the shout out!! xoxo

  13. LOVE IT ALL! Thanks for sharing. I won't be looking at bundt pans in the same way any longer!

  14. Twenty five cents - that is awesome!! And the recipe looks delicious!

  15. Just found your blog and took a tour, you have a beautiful home! Loved the before and after livingroom...stunning! I am your newest follower, looking forward to upcoming posts! Diane

  16. I've been wanting to try her idea since fell in love with it too. Love your version, plus the pan itself is the perfect shade of orange. Great find!

  17. The simple things are always the prettiest. Love it. Laura

  18. Not only is a bundt pan a great idea for a centerpiece, but then you give us a recipe too! What more could one ask for. I'd sure love it if you would post this at Sunday' Best Party, open now! Got to share this!

  19. This is way too cute. I love the idea and have seen it before. The orange color bundt really is cute.

  20. Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip! thankyou! was a winner when i made it on mothersday and am now back in her good books :D !!!

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